October 25, 4:00pm
United States / Drama / 9 mins
Director/Writer: Raina Liwen Yang
Producer: Michael Kim
Cast: Margaret Yuen
A senior Asian dancer from Chinatown lives her life with humor and lightness, even as loneliness and old age catch up with her.
All the Lines
China / Drama / 9 mins
Director/Writer: Xiuzhe Mou
Producer: Zixin Chen, Zixuan Wang
Cast: Lizhe Kan, Yanru Ma, Lingxi Ji
Guoguo tries to realize his and his mother's dreams in his own way.
So Long/The Womb, My Home
United States / Drama / 13 mins
Director/Writer: Shuyuan Liu
Producer: Yongxi Tan, Alexa Yichen Zhang
Cast: Josephine Chiang, Wendy Zhang, Forrest Sassaman
After the death of her mother, Adeline, a 30-year-old Chinese American, frequently visits her mother's old house to relive the time she had with her mother. She slowly realizes everything is but her imagination and, in fact, she has to face the inevitable farewell with her mother and the house.
United States / Documentary / 18 mins
Director/Writer: Chloe Chen
Producer: Chloe Chen
Cast: Mian La, Yinan Zhaijiang, Siqi Tao
CrazyLaugh is the first Chinese stand-up comedy club in New York. It was established only a few months ago, but they have already gained a lot of audiences. Three core members are interviewed: Baries, Nicholas, and Rachel. They were not professional stand-up comedians; they all had their own job in New York. Nicholas is a real estate agent. Rachel and Berries are marketers.
United States / Drama / 7 mins
Director/Writer: Junting Zhou
Producer: Junting Zhou
Cast: Nancy Ma
Rehearsal is an experimental short film exploring performance for the intimate self. It follows a woman stuck in a rut pulled into a new act.
United States / Drama / 15 mins
Director: Shu-Ying Chung
Writer: Shu-Ying Chung, James Rosenthal
Producer: James Rosenthal
Cast: Yi Liu, WooJae Chung, Chun Cho
An immigrant struggles with guilt after calling the police on her abusive husband, which results in his deportation.
United States / Drama / 4 mins
Director/Writer: Michael P DeMinico
Producer: Michael P DeMinico
Cast: Gardiner Comfort, Liz Wisan
Mr. Stephenson mysteriously awakes in an office that seems awfully familiar to him.