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CLASS OF 97: STRAWBERRY FIELDS
Irene Kawai, a Japanese American teenager in Chicago in the 1970s, is haunted by a photo of a grandfather she never knew.
CLASS OF 97: YELLOW
High-school graduation night becomes a wild event for Asian-American teens trying to help a friend who was robbed.
CUNY ASIAN FILM FESITVAL SHOWCASE
Since 2004, the Asian American / Asian Research Institute’s CUNY Asian American Film Festival (AAFF), presented by the Asian American / Asian Research Institute (AAARI), has recognized and awarded student filmmakers enrolled at the City University of New York, including City College, Brooklyn College, Hunter College, Lehman College, College of Staten Island, and Queens College.
This deeply relevant documentary follows the work of San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi, who has been fighting for justice and equality ever since he learned of his family’s internment during World War II. Taking on everything from police brutality to Donald Trump’s unconstitutional executive orders, Adachi proves that while racism is well and alive in America, there will always be brave people dedicated to fighting it.
A FOLEY ARTIST
A FOLEY ARTIST is a look at the behind-the-scenes work of Hu Ding-yi, the master Foley artist in Taiwan, whose inventiveness of the sound effects makes it easy to lose ourselves in the daydream on the screen but doesn’t save him from facing a career crisis.
FREE AND EASY
When a traveling soap salesman arrives in a desolate Chinese town, a crime occurs, and sets the strange residents against each other with tragicomic results.
GOOK OPENING NIGHT GALA
Eli and Daniel, two Korean American brothers who own a struggling women's shoe store, have an unlikely friendship with 11-year-old Kamilla. On the first day of the 1992 L.A. riots, the trio must defend the store while contemplating the meaning of family and thinking about personal dreams and the future.