HBO APA Visionaries
Filmmakers in attendance!
In a unique filmmaker support initiative between Visual Communications and HBO, we present the winning entries from the APA Visionaries Short Film Competition, in which Asian Pacific American artists bring to light their worlds, their visions, and their voices. — Abraham Ferrer
Community Partner: Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment
In This Program
Tiffanie Hsu / Mexico, Taiwan, USA / 2016 / 14 minsStranded in Sin City for Christmas, 12-year-old Adeline struggles to keep her mother’s gambling under control, all for the promise of a perfect family holiday once her father arrives.
Jingyi Shao / USA / 2016 / 18 minsFrank, a career obsessed yuppie, has never seen eye to eye with Chang, his perpetually fresh-off-the-boat father. But when a broken toenail sends his father to the hospital on the eve of his big promotion, Frank comes to learn what is truly important.
Dinh Thai / USA / 2017 / 19 minsIn the culturally diverse world of Los Angeles, a young hustler navigates through various cliques while facing racism, danger, and a moral struggle with his illicit occupation. And it's only Monday.