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Because We are Girls

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Because We are Girls

Directed by Baljit Sangra
A conservative Indo-Canadian family in small-town British Columbia must come to terms with a devastating secret: three sisters…

Becoming Labrador

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Becoming Labrador

Directed by Justin Simms, Rohan Fernando, Tamara Segura
Combining documentary footage with interpretive animation, Becoming Labrador follows a handful of Filipino workers travelling halfway around the…

Braised Pork Belly

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Braised Pork Belly

Directed by Helen Liu
Braised Pork Belly is a short drama on the interrelationships between food, culture, and family. It specifically speaks…

Bruised

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Bruised

Directed by Rok won Hwang, Samantha Tu
A young girl who is abused at home is afraid to participate in class because of her bruise.…

Checkmate

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Checkmate

Directed by Sebastian Ortiz
Thomas faces off against Death in a game of chess. Literally playing for his life, this is a…

Cul-De-Sac

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Cul-De-Sac

Directed by Cara Lawson, Lisa Wilkinson
On the morning of her annual Memorial Day barbecue, a young mother, Jiya, is threatened by tormenting symptoms…

Day Break

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Day Break

Directed by Louisa Phung
A young woman, who while finishing a paper in the early hours of the morning, falls deep into…

Daytime Moon

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Daytime Moon

Directed by Kyung Sok Kim
Daehyung bumps into his ex-girlfriend Rebecca while auditioning for the movie that casts Asian leading roles. But soon,…

Deep Take

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Deep Take

Directed by Norman Yi Li
After sitting through dozens of takes and countless result directions, Echo, an actress, confronts her director Magnus. To…

Empty by Design

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Empty by Design

Directed by Andrea A. Walter
In the Philippines, two individuals find themselves back home after years of being away. Samantha, a recent university…

Finding Uranus

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Finding Uranus

Directed by Ivan Li
A Coming of Age Sci Fi film about Lost and Found

Following Jamie

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Following Jamie

Directed by Charles Gray
Social media influencer, Jamie Chen moves to Los Angeles to further her career in the entertainment industry when…

Geographies of Kinship

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Geographies of Kinship

Directed by Deann Borshay Liem
In this powerful tale about the rise of Korea’s global adoption program, four adult adoptees return to their…

Grandma’s 80th Surprise

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Grandma’s 80th Surprise

Directed by Curtis Lum, Fola Evans-Akingbola
On the day of his Grandma’s 80th birthday party, a respectful young man, Curtis, prepares to introduce his…

Halwa

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Halwa

Directed by Gayatri Bajpai, Nirav Bhakta
On the eve of her wedding anniversary, empty-nester Sujata Chopra attempts to find some joy in her broken…

In a New York Minute

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In a New York Minute

Directed by Ximan Li
In A New York Minute follows three strangers connected by a single pregnancy test. Amy is haunted by…

Inner Space

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Inner Space

Directed by Jamie Lam
Chosen to be one of the first colonizers on Mars, a young woman must face the reality of…

Into Here

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Into Here

Directed by Calvin A. Jay
Tony, an immigrant, comes home to a beautiful neighbour across the hall. Inside his leaky apartment, and after…

Justice for Vincent

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Justice for Vincent

Directed by Lawrence Chau
Mistaken for being Japanese, Chinese American citizen Chin was bludgeoned to death with a baseball bat by two…

My Daughter Yoshiko

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My Daughter Yoshiko

Directed by Brian Blum
Saki Omura is finding life harder and harder to manage after her daughter, Yoshiko’s autism diagnosis, and her…

Newborn

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Newborn

Directed by Ray Savaya
Tensions arise when a couple discusses how to name their newborn child and realize the impact of their…

Nightcap: Mariana

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Nightcap: Mariana

Directed by Imani Hakim
Two strangers on a first date during the holidays enjoy a nightcap, only to discover that an ethereal…

Norman Mineta and His Legacy: An American Story

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Norman Mineta and His Legacy: An American Story

Directed by Dianne Fukami
Norman Y. Mineta is perhaps one of the most influential Asian Americans in history. A child of immigrants,…

Not Alone

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Not Alone

Directed by Roger Yue
In the middle of the night, Hani Chen is sound asleep in her bed. She suddenly hears a…

Odd Girl

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Odd Girl

Directed by Rami Kahlon
Dylan, a popular and charismatic high school student, finds his perfect existence compromised by the unwelcome attention of…

Ricecake

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Ricecake

Directed by Yuko Fedrau
Ricecake is a short documentary about Shay Dior, a key player in Vancouver’s queer asian community. Dior is…

SIN-SFO

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SIN-SFO

Directed by Leon Cheo
As they drive to San Francisco, married couple Angie and Danny debate a decision which will change their…

Single Asian Male

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Single Asian Male

Directed by Steven Burley
Sam, a mid-thirties LGBT Asian male enjoys a drink at a bar, and spots someone he is attracted…

The Conversation

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The Conversation

Directed by Brian Nguyen
A young man is lying on the beach. Through flashbacks, we see him asking for help and being…

The Nisei

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The Nisei

Directed by Joshua Maikawa
A documentary about the grandparents of filmmaker Joshua Maikawa, Frank and Susan Maikawa, and their experiences as second…

The Shipment

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The Shipment

Directed by Bobby Bala
Kaiden Katar is a widowed, blue-collar, interplanetary transporter forced to land his broken ship at a remote spaceport…

The World is Bright

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The World is Bright

Directed by Ying Wang
When an elderly Beijing couple receives notice that their son has allegedly committed suicide, they travel to Vancouver…

Thicker Than Water

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Thicker Than Water

Directed by Joshua Lam
Siblings Justin and Katie are at odds when finding a long lost photo journal with their father’s last…

Year Zero

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Year Zero

Directed by David Siev
When the Khmer Rouge regime seized control of Cambodia in 1975, the country plunged into civil war and…

Yellow Rose

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Yellow Rose

Directed by Diane Paragas
Rose, an undocumented Filipino girl, dreams of one day leaving her small Texas town to pursue her country…