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2018 Asian American International Film Festival

FOR YOUTH BY YOUTH

SPECIAL EVENTS, SHORTS PROGRAMS / 86 mins

FOR YOUTH BY YOUTH

Co-Presented by Asia Society
August 4, 2018 1:00 pm Not Available

Description

Q&A to follow with filmmakers

The FOR YOUTH BY YOUTH shorts program celebrates works by media makers of Asian descent under the age of 21. Those in this category are in competition for the One to Watch Award.

 

Post Screening Panelists:

Chelsie Penello, Director

Corbett Blair, Music

Hana Watanabe, Director

Tickets to Screening:

Pay as you wish.

In This Program


  1. MIYAKO

    Yua Nakada / SHORT FILMS / Japan / 16 mins
    The main character Tomohiro was troubled with his course in life. He is in the third grade at junior high school. He delivered to a Geisha house to help his families business. At that time, he saw the severe world of Maiko. He is gradually attracted to becoming a Maiko.

  2. KILL GREEN

    Chelsie Pennello / SHORT FILMS / USA / 9 mins
    "A young Chinese woman experiences the joy, lust, and heartbreak of a relationship through the practice of her culture's long-held tradition: the art of drinking tea." Told from the point of view of a mixed-race, second-generation Asian American woman, this film is an examination of the contradicting and confusing nature of biracial identity and the influence of tradition, culture, and a strong immigrant mother on a daughter's experience with love.

  3. Religion for Dummies

    Kabeer Khurana / SHORT FILMS
    A trippy, satirical stop-motion short film depicting the fraudulent religious cults and practices in India.

  4. PICNIC PERFECT

    Cal Thacher / SHORT FILMS / USA / Comedy / 6 mins
    A young girl arranges an elaborate picnic for her 92-year-old great-grandmother but, for one reason or another, things do not go as planned.

  5. KITE (GABUL)

    Imam Syafi'i / SHORT FILMS / Indonesia / 5 mins

  6. Stupidly Happy

    Jonathan Rome / USA
    A heartbroken man seeks happiness through a balloon.

  7. DISTANT SELF-PORTRAIT

    Hana Watanabe / SHORT FILMS / Japan / 4 mins
    The girl was thinking about herself earnestly.

  8. 12.10.2016 (Tawareekh)

    Hagar Abdulbari / SHORT FILMS / Egypt, Jordan, United Arab Emirates / Documentary / 10 mins
    The short documentary tackles the theme "Homesickness" through homemade videos and audios taken and received by an Egyptian girl who was forced to be separated from her family.

  9. LILANKO (sincere)

    Imam Syafi'i / SHORT FILMS / Indonesia / 10 mins

Dates & Times

FOR YOUTH BY YOUTH

Co-Presented by Asia Society
August 4, 2018 1:00 pm Not Available