Don’t miss these one-of-a-kind events! Slated for the Directors Guild of America in West Hollywood and the Aratani Theatre in Little Tokyo, our Opening & Closing Night films pay tribute to and celebrate the best and brightest of Asian American & Pacific Islander cinema.
Aneesh Chaganty / Special Features / USA / 2018 / Drama / 101 minsJohn Cho stars in this suspenseful and hyper-modern thriller about a desperate father searching for his missing teenage daughter.
Caylee So, Visal Sok / Special Features, International Narrative Feature Competition / Cambodia / 2018 / Drama, Family, History, Music, Romance / 92 minsMusic, love, and war change the life of a Cambodian family.
Bobby Choy, Steve Lee / Special Features, Narrative Feature Competition / South Korea, USA / 2018 / Drama, Music / 85 minsInspired by Bobby Choy's (aka Big Phony) life, a struggling musician befriends a woman in Seoul while traveling as a roadie with his best friend's band.
Stephen Loveridge / Special Features / USA / 2018 / Documentary / 94 minsDrawing from a cache of personal footage spanning decades, Stephen Loveridge creates an intimate portrait of the Sri Lankan artist and musician known as M.I.A.