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Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival

Wrong Place, Wrong Time

Shorts Programs / 89 mins

Wrong Place, Wrong Time

CGV Cinemas 2
May 1, 2017 9:30 pm

Description

Filmmakers in attendance! 

One character seeks escape from an unsavory destiny. Another character cluelessly walks into a hopeless situation. Yet others experience profound breakdowns in communication. This quintet of new works seeks an understanding of the social situation, though we know that in some cases, “agreement” is impossible. — Abraham Ferrer

 

Community Partners: Kizuna, Silent River Film Festival

In This Program


  1. Seppuku

    Daryn Wakasa / USA / 2016 / 25 mins
    SEPPUKU is a Japanese-American cinematic folk tale that chronicles the ritual death and rebirth of Mari Yoshimori. It looks through the lens of a psyche molded through generations by the Japanese American concentration camps—a tragic event tucked away in the dark corners of America’s past. It is a soul-searching journey to recalibrate a spiritual compass, and find new purpose in life.

  2. The Robe

    We Ra AUNG / Myanmar / 2016 / 18 mins
    In 2007, during the Saffron Revolution in Myanmar, thousands of people took to the streets to protest against the oppressive military regime. Thi Ha, a young Buddhist monk, runs for his life when soldiers brutally disperse their demonstration. He finds himself at the doorstep of a Muslim girl, Salabi, where his fate lies in accepting that people are not always as they seem.

  3. Cowboy And Indian

    Sujata Day / Programmers' Picks / USA / 2016 / 8 mins
    In an unlikely encounter in the desert, a cowboy chances upon a young Bengali bride and the two develop a dynamic where both come to realize that things should not be taken at face value.

  4. She Jang

    Richard Simon Chung / USA / 2016 / 21 mins
    In the shadows of Koreatown, ambition connects the lives of two struggling actresses and a gangster. When Skye doesn’t return home from a callback, a concerned Soon-Mi looks into the whereabouts of her friend. Will Skye eventually turn up to allay Soon-Mi’s worries, or are her fears justified?

  5. Santa Claus

    Jeff Man / USA / 2016 / 15 mins
    Two lonely neighbors come together to share a Christmas dinner.


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Dates & Times

Wrong Place, Wrong Time

CGV Cinemas 2
May 1, 2017 9:30 pm