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2018 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival

From Vision to Reel: GenerASIANS

Shorts Programs / 73 mins

From Vision to Reel: GenerASIANS

Tateuchi Democracy Forum @ JANM
May 5, 2018 11:00 am Buy Tickets Buy Tickets

Description

FREE PROGRAM, TICKET REQUIRED.

 Andrew Ahn (SPA NIGHT) will present a short 10 minute keynote prior to the opening of this program.

GenerASIANS showcases the Asian and Asian American experience over multiple generations from the point of view of young, emerging filmmakers. These films represent the next generation of must-see Asian American and Pacific Islander talent. – Trent Nakamura

In This Program


  1. COMFORT-ABILITY

    Primi Akhtar / USA / 2014 / Coming of Age, Documentary, Family, Human Rights, Social Issues, Women / 6 mins
    The filmmaker speaks with her father about his disability.

  2. FAIR & LOVELY

    Jensine Raihan / USA / 2014 / Coming of Age, Horror, Social Issues, Student, Thriller, Women / 2 mins
    A young woman faces the horrors of a skin lightening cream.

  3. HOME

    Jennifer Marcelino / USA / 2016 / Animation, Family / 5 mins
    A young girl, terrified of her grandmother, whom she thinks is a witch in disguise, has to stay overnight at her grandmother’s house.

  4. CHANGYOU’S JOURNEY

    Perry S. Chen / USA / 2017 / Animation, Coming of Age, Documentary, Family, International, Romance, Spiritual, Student / 5 mins
    A cancer-stricken father looks back on his life through the eyes and art of his young animator son, beginning with his childhood in rural China.

  5. CONTESTANT #4

    Kaj Palanca, Jared Joven / Philippines / 2016 / Coming of Age, Drama, LGBTQIA+ / 18 mins
    A young boy chances upon an old man watching a dated clip of himself as a cross-dressing boy.

  6. HASU

    Alayna Kobayashi / USA / 2017 / Drama, Student / 9 mins
    A teenage girl struggles to decide between pursuing her dream of attending culinary school and caring for her dying father with ALS.

  7. LIFE IN COLOR

    Melody Chen / USA / 2018 / Documentary / 9 mins
    LIFE IN COLOR details the journey of an undocumented Thai immigrant finding agency in art despite the realities of his status.

  8. MOTHER TONGUE

    Kristina Wong / USA / 2017 / Coming of Age, Drama, Family, Student, Women / 6 mins
    An Asian American girl seeks to realize her cultural identity through her mother and grandmother, but must find a way to speak the same language.

  9. PRESCRIPTION

    Calvin Lam / USA / 2017 / Drama, LGBTQIA+ / 1 mins
    Years of medication ravaged his father's health. Now, a young man fears it will do the same to him.

  10. SUNNY

    Sam Chung / USA / 2017 / Coming of Age, Family / 12 mins
    A Korean-American boy must face his insecurities and others' doubts as he is unexpectedly thrust into a major role in his school’s play.

Dates & Times

From Vision to Reel: GenerASIANS

Tateuchi Democracy Forum @ JANM
May 5, 2018 11:00 am Buy Tickets Buy Tickets