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Afterschool » Memie Osuga
Two sisters wait for their mom to come home afterschool.
Hell is the Family » Leanne Fan
Asian daughter trying to help her dad figure out how to get to the next stop on a road trip. Mom wants to go somewhere else. There’s no signal on the phone so she resorts to using the car’s GPS. Family tension ensues.
In Good Company: Backstage Vietgone » Rob Chen
A backstage look into the cast of the play, Vietgone by Qui Nguyen, and their journey from tech rehearsals to preview night.
Reborn » Petra Deeter
This film portrays the desperate and silent cry by victims of domestic violence who are trapped in abusive relationships, unable to leave because the abusers threaten and can kill the victims and the victims’ children. Victims often fantasize about being reborn into a new life, on that is unsilent, unbroken and free.
Root | 根 » Xingyu Gu
Thousands of miles from home, a girl finally finds her comfort.
Q&A with Filmmakers
Announcement of Winner and Awards
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