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4 North A

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4 North A

Directed by Howie Shia, Jordan Canning
A woman sits in a hospital room, alone with her dying father. As the din of hospital noises…

A Balance 由宇子の天秤

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A Balance 由宇子の天秤

Directed by Yujiro Harumoto
Documentary director Yuko is working on a piece about a bullied schoolgirl’s suicide when she discovers that her…

A Leg 腿

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A Leg 腿

Directed by Yaosheng CHANG
This story begins with a leg about to be amputated. The leg’s owner is Zi-Han who thought he…

All Our Father’s Relations

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All Our Father’s Relations

Directed by Alejandro Yoshizawa
Two villages an ocean apart. One family’s journey of a lifetime. This program is available to watch for...

Americanized

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Americanized

Directed by Erica Eng
Growing up in Oakland’s hip-hop culture, Eng struggles with her Chinese-American identity. To her high school basketball team,…

Apart,Together

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Apart,Together

Directed by Olivia Hang Zhou
A Chinese teenage girl travels with her mom to the States as a translator, in order to find…

bàba 爸爸

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bàba 爸爸

Directed by Stephanie Wong
In this stop-motion animated short, a luna moth arrives to reawaken the memories of his past life, warding…

BLUE SUIT

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BLUE SUIT

Directed by Kevin J. Nguyen
John is a hopeless romantic with a mission: to confess his feelings for his friend, Henry. But Henry…

But You’re Not Black

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But You’re Not Black

Directed by Danielle Ayow
But You’re Not Black opens on Toronto’s Caribana, a festival Danielle Ayow has attended for most of her…

Closing Doors

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Closing Doors

Directed by Cynthia Zhou, PoChun Chen
In 1990s Vancouver, Susanne returns to her former workplace and residence, a Chinatown hostel, to retrieve her belongings.…

Cocoon Love

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Cocoon Love

Directed by Xiaowen Wang
A teenager is sent back to stay with her grandparents in her hometown village. As she begins a…

Dino Bone

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Dino Bone

Directed by Jordan Powers, Sam Durkin
After seeing a suggestive fossil of two dinosaurs "getting it on," an anxious father tells his curious son…

Emergence: Out of the Shadows

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Emergence: Out of the Shadows

Directed by Vinay Giridhar
For Kayden, Jag, and Amar, awakening to and expressing their sexuality within conservative South Asian families was a…

Esther & Sai

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Esther & Sai

Directed by Rosie Choo Pidcock & Anaïsa Visser
Sai, a Chinese immigrant, and Esther, a Nigerian immigrant, have come to train as nurses in Canada. The…

Everything Stays

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Everything Stays

Directed by Cole Bacani
This is a story about what it’s like to be the first in a big Filipino family to…

FIRST CHILD

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FIRST CHILD

Directed by Jungjae Hur
Jung-ah has returned to work after a year-long maternity leave taking care of her first child. Within a…

Hail Marie

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Hail Marie

Directed by Harley Maranan
A rivalry brews between Joseph and his older sister, Marie, when they must welcome their father’s Canadian boss…

Hoverman

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Hoverman

Directed by Vincent Lin
In the pleasant town of Harmony City, Carl becomes a useless superhero with limited powers, known as Hoverman.…

I am not an Angel

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I am not an Angel

Directed by Joe Chang
This film is a tribute to the sacrifices health care workers make for the rest of us. They…

In another language

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In another language

Directed by Masaya Tsutsumi
Tokyo, summer 2020. In a “One Coin English Cafe” where participants can enjoy English conversation for a small…

In Pursuit Of Light

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In Pursuit Of Light

Directed by Amit Rai
A documentary tracing the journey of a man trying to restore the vision of local Adivasis in remote…

In the Shadow of the Pines

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In the Shadow of the Pines

Directed by Anne Koizumi
In the Shadow of the Pines is an animated short documentary about a difficult father-daughter relationship. Drawing on…

Influencer

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Influencer

Directed by Jared Lee
Bullied in school and abused at home, 12-year-old Hannah finds solace in the company of an android.

ITO

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ITO

Directed by Satoko YOKOHAMA
Ito, a high school student in far north Tsugaru, plays the Tsugaru shamisen as a hobby. She learned…

Kamadhenu

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Kamadhenu

Directed by Tesh Guttikonda
After preparing for the worst Kamadhenu is faced with a pleasant surprise she can't wrap her head around.

Koreatown Ghost Story

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Koreatown Ghost Story

Directed by Minsun Park & Teddy Tenenbaum
Based on a Korean ritual, this supernatural horror starring Margaret Cho and Lyrica Okano, tells the story of…

Last Cut

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Last Cut

Directed by KIM Kwonhoan
Director Kim must get the last cut and finish his film, no matter what.

Lauren in the Bathroom

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Lauren in the Bathroom

Directed by Tammy Tsang
Lauren inspects herself, displeased with what she sees. Turning to leave, Lauren is faced with visions of her…

Lion on the Mat

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Lion on the Mat

Directed by Asali Echols
Twenty-nine-year old Vietnamese-American Mai Nguyen trains for an upcoming Jiu Jitsu match while juggling the demands of life…

Looking Back

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Looking Back

Directed by Anna Anaka
A lonely mother and an angry daughter are forced to come to terms with their individual regrets within…

LUMPIA WITH A VENGEANCE

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LUMPIA WITH A VENGEANCE

Directed by Patricio Ginelsa
One winter night, the authorities clear all their personal belongings while they are asleep. Sick of being evicted,…

Lynda (RYN)

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Lynda (RYN)

Directed by Eileen Park Robertson
Reclaim Your Name Campaign: Lynda Shioya, a 3rd generation Canadian of Chinese descent, speaks to Eileen Park Robertson...

Mr. James Is Dead

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Mr. James Is Dead

Directed by Daniel Irving, Josh Aries
Tom attends his estranged father's funeral only to find out that his father was a spy all along,…

Nanakorobi (Seven Falls)

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Nanakorobi (Seven Falls)

Directed by Gaby Breiter, Glenna Burmer
A young girl in Hokkaido overcomes seven trials to save an orphan during a snowstorm. Nanakorobi comes from…

Nude To Me

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Nude To Me

Directed by Danny Berish
In this personal documentary, NUDE TO ME, Director Danny Berish discovers how his grandmother found love at a…

Parabola

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Parabola

Directed by Lee Shorten
Makoto, a Japanese-American single mother struggles to reconcile with her estranged father, Musashi, following his recent release from…

Perfect Daughter

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Perfect Daughter

Directed by Jasleen Kaur
New to the neighbourhood, the Sandhu family invites their neighbours, the Sainis, over for dinner. A glimpse into…

Receiver

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Receiver

Directed by Cavan Campbell
Sriyani, an idealistic and overtaxed Sri Lankan-Canadian social worker, is a counsellor at a telephone helpline. She has…

Residents of Arcadia

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Residents of Arcadia

Directed by Dom Cutrupi
Steve and Anika are Social Media Influencers and Entrepreneurs living an accomplished and ideal life. One night, a…

Reverse

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Reverse

Directed by Joshua Aries
A hardened, time-travelling, hitman reluctantly chooses between eliminating his high-profile target or stopping the painful (and pivotal) heartbreak...

Skəkm̓xísaʔt (RYN)

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Skəkm̓xísaʔt (RYN)

Directed by Gary Singh Chatha
Reclaim Your Name Campaign: Born Sofia Terbasket-Funmaker in Keremeos, BC. Sofia reclaimed her true ancestral name of Skəkm̓xísaʔt...

Snakehead

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Snakehead

Directed by Evan Jackson Leong
A Chinese immigrant get caught up in an international crime ring of human smuggling while attempting to make...

Splish Splash (Cipak Cipuk – Indonesian Title)

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Splish Splash (Cipak Cipuk – Indonesian Title)

Directed by Andra Fembriarto
Two bickering siblings unite to fight pirates who want to steal the precious Sun Pearl necklace that’s needed...

Swingin’

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Swingin’

Directed by Shang-Sing Guo
When sixth-grader boy Qiu is bullied at school for having gay dads, he tries to prove that he…

Switch City

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Switch City

Directed by Allen Xu & Behnam Salimy
After stealing an ancient dumpling recipe, Mo travels to the baddest part of Switch City, The Bad Guy’s…

Tanagokoro: A Culinary Portrait

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Tanagokoro: A Culinary Portrait

Directed by Victoria Fistes
When Japanese chef Yoshinori Ishii is dismayed by the quality of fresh fish in London, he takes it…

The Door, the Hall, and the Wall

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The Door, the Hall, and the Wall

Directed by Darian Lung
The mundane routine of a man's life manifests itself physically as an infinite looping hallway. He must search…

The Goddard Kit

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The Goddard Kit

Directed by Alice Wang
In the hospital waiting for her rape kit test, Ellie disassociates and finds herself trapped in one of…

The King of Backyard

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The King of Backyard

Directed by Hansl von KWON
Jinho lives in misery. His boss torments him, and doesn’t pay his salary for months. The one thing…

The Nikkei Way

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The Nikkei Way

Directed by Arjan Gill
Love, persecution, joy, and confusion. If something doesn't work, you try another way. Come with us and learn…

Third Culture Kid

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Third Culture Kid

Directed by Truong Dam
James Heinrich Nguyen, a Third Culture Kid, is battling an inner conflict about cultural heritage, identity and marriage.

To Make Ends Meat

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To Make Ends Meat

Directed by Kimberly Ho
To Make Ends Meat 心頭肉 chronicles the closure of a Chinese-style sausage factory through the eyes of one…

Toe the Line

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Toe the Line

Directed by Jay (Carolyn) Wu (Credited as Carolyn J. Wu)
Gloria Chau is torn between the white-dominated world of hockey, where she gets to be her openly queer…

TRAILBLAZN

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TRAILBLAZN

Directed by Brian Cheung
TRAILBLAZN is a documentary giving us a unique glimpse into the creative worlds and minds of several Asian…

Try Harder

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Try Harder

Directed by Debbie Lum
In a world where cool kids are nerds, the orchestra is world class and being Asian American is...

Two Wheels

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Two Wheels

Directed by Benton Robertson and Crystal Kong
Bike racing his way through the summer, Rashed struggles to connect with the boys who live in his…

WAO

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WAO

Directed by Emi Yasumura
Wao encounters three strange people: they are aliens, and Wao is told that he must return to his…

Watch Your Back

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Watch Your Back

Directed by SUK Jaeseung
“ Why didn’t you check it, stupid”
Gu-Mok who lives another day like a hyena gets his phone switched…

What Flowers They Bloom

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What Flowers They Bloom

Directed by C. Hudson Hwang
An intimate look at Asian-Canadian small business owner, Andy Sue, as he explores the psychological trauma of a…

Wuhan Wuhan

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Wuhan Wuhan

Directed by Yung Chang
With unprecedented access at the peak of the initial pandemic lockdown, WUHAN WUHAN goes beyond the statistics and…

Yokomeshi

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Yokomeshi

Directed by Dom Cutrupi
Nero, Sumi, Rainbow, Rakesh and Leonie all speak different languages. They communicate via Polyglob, an instant-translation device. When…