Asian American Panorama
The best of Asian American and Asian Canadian cinema in all of its colors – from short film programs and animation, to documentaries about the famous and infamous, to feature-length tales of woe and humor.
Asian American Panorama / 97 minsInsanely restless shorts that mix horror, fantasy, music, and video game-like thrills and leave you wondering what's in the water. Did we mention... a giant samosa?
Asian American Panorama / 88 minsFrom requiems to ghosts, absurdist tears, revolutionary dance drama, and testicular crystal balls, some of this year's most exciting shorts just happen to be made by women.
Andrew Ahn / Asian American Panorama / USA / 2016 / Drama, LGBT / 93 minsTo support his working-class parents, a young Korean American takes a job at a Koreatown spa where family cultural rituals cross paths with an underground gay scene. Andrew Ahn’s award-winning first feature dramatizes the quietly escalating exhilaration of self-discovery, while honestly and meticulously heeding the careful obligations of family.
Quentin Lee / Asian American Panorama / USA / 2016 / Comedy, Horror, Thriller / 84 minsA mystery novelist (Tamlyn Tomita) finds herself in a supernatural yarn she can’t untangle, so she hosts three friends for a dinner that becomes a séance. Soon, a mysterious visitor arrives with a gun and a demand for answers that will require them to unbury old secrets.