Nov 3: Program 7 – International Shorts
The International Shorts program highlights the best of Asian Diaspora and Hapa short filmmaking from around the world, with dramas, comedies, LGBTQ films, documentaries, fantasy/sci-fi, and experimental shorts. Films are in multiple languages with English subtitles or in English.
Admission to VAFF screenings is limited to those over 18 years of age holding a valid VAFF membership card.
Co-Presented with Community Partners:
In This Program
Alfred Li / November 3 / China / 2018 / Black Comedy, LGBT / 12 minsHusband and his student had an affair, they wanted to kill the wife, however, the husband was cheated by his student and wife.
Sankalp Rawal / November 3 / India / 2017 / Drama, Experimental, Psychological, Spiritual / 12 minsAfter killing his drunk , wife beating father a boy realizes he has now become the man he hated most. Does our Samskara/Impressions decide our fate?
Dan Lin / November 3 / USA / 2018 / Documentary, Video Poem / 6 minsThe dark legacy of U.S. nuclear testing is still prevalent today in the form of a leaking radioactive dome in the middle of the Pacific.
Tan Ce Ding / November 3 / Malaysia / 2018 / Sci-Fi / 20 minsA technician falls in a love with a humanoid masseuse, but he must make amends with his anti-droid dad.
Kuan-Fu Lin / November 3 / Taiwan, USA / Fantasy, Satire / 13 minsThis is a story about a new neighbour, the Frenchies. They are human, but have heads like French Bulldogs.
Stephanie Cheng / November 3 / China / 2017 / Coming-of-age, Drama / 16 minsA coming-of-age family drama set in Beijing portraying a young girl who discovers a secret that shatters her seemingly perfect and spotless world.