奶奶 (Nai Nai) means grandma in Mandarin. This film is about a Chinese grandmother named YuQian, who suffered an emotional trauma during her childhood and developed a severe hatred towards the Japanese. One day, her granddaughter, Mei, introduces her Japanese fiancé, Ken, to YuQian. As Ken is Japanese, Yuqian's memories of her trauma resurfaces, forcing her to face her past.
The imagined contemplations of a Muslim pilgrim in contemporary India. This cine-poem follows their steps and sees their thoughts through verse on-screen. Using travel footage of everyday scenes in India, Light In Stones, traverses the fears, joys, trepidations and hopes of the pilgrim.
An alcoholic with a martyr complex must stay sober for a weekend while going home (after over a year) to see his dying Uncle and religious Muslim family. But as he loses his grip on reality he struggles to grapple with not just deeper childhood traumas, but also new dark revelations of sexual abuse that will test him in this neo-noir tragedy.
WALLS THAT MATTER is an inspiring story of an artist who is on a mission to provide free access of art as much as free education in India. A victim of Polio himself back in times when Polio vaccine was not introduced in India, the artist is a differently abled individual and he lived a life in utter destitute. His life journey is an example of how someone chooses to give back to the society in the form of his art, a medium he practiced for more than 50 years.
Logline: A radio talk show becomes the medium for two lonely listeners to find an unexpected connection through memories of a time gone by. (Hindi with English subtitles)
For Kayden, Jag, and Amar, awakening to and expressing their sexuality within conservative South Asian families was a lonely and terrifying experience. Denial, shame and despair haunted their youths, even threatening their lives. Yet, they’ve emerged. In the feature documentary Emergence: Out of the Shadows, the disparate journeys of Kayden, Jag and Amar converge around a shared sense of compassion and healing as they bravely convey their often heart-wrenching stories.
A sparring match between two MMA fighters, both women of color, and the pivotal moments leading up to the fight
This film covers the journey of Taekwondo GrandMaster Sangsoon Koh, who lives in Louisburg, N.C., and about the benefits of this art. He has also working with Napoleon Griffin who owns a farm where they are working on continuing this art . A film that touches on the benefits of friendship, arts, and community
To tackle the water crisis, Tenzin Thakpo, Chairman of the RDTS water committee successfully implemented rainwater harvesting projects in the Tibetan refugee camp which recharged their bore wells. Realizing that neighboring Indian villages are also facing the same water crisis, Tenzin, then, reaches out to the parched Indian villages and offers help to recharge their bore wells using the technique they developed. This initiative by the Tibetan community is not only staged to benefit over 3,000 village households but also has strengthened ties between the two communities.
Nicholas Rice, a renowned journalist for the Los Angeles Times, returns to his hometown of 'The Dunes’ to investigate the disappearance of the tenant in his childhood home. Whilst there, a mysterious figure from his past re-emerges and threatens his entire existence. A psychological thriller set in a small fictional beachside town in Australia on Victoria's Mornington Peninsula, The Dunes is a story of how your past will always catch up with you
Revealing the dark side of adoption, an international adoptee recounts her experiences of fitting in with her adoptive family and society in the United States.
Clever Bird Entertainment Inc. presents "Hope and Grace." Inspired by true events, a young refugee couple tries to find their place in a new country after the war in Vietnam.
Based on a true story, "The Last Date" is a thriller that follows Leah as she discovers that her first date after a recent breakup is not what she expected.
Chloe is in what she thinks is a real love affair, a relationship full of lies that her bad-lifestyle father sees through.
Under pressure from his traditional Indian mother to settle down, Neil turns to a dating app to look for the perfect woman, but, despite help from his 2 roommates, he finds that easier said than swiped.
A mother and father tell a true story of kindness, cruelty, and a chicken
An intimate portrait of a sweet shop that has been an anchor for the Japanese-American community in Little Tokyo since 1903. The ingredients of the brightly-colored pieces of mochi-gashi that line Fugetsu-Do's wood-paneled cases include so much more than rice flour and sweet bean paste. Mixed inside are stories of joy and pain, tradition and racism, legacy and loss. Survival is never easy; it’s complicated and messy, full of contradictions and surprises. In the three generations that the Kito Family has been running Fugetsu-Do, the store has become a memory bank for the community and the stories that line its walls could not be more relevant in today's America.
A touching and hopeful film about a medevac helicopter pilot who found peace within himself and with his mortal enemies when he tries to build a peace garden at the Khe Sanh Combat Base where he stationed during the Viet Nam war.