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2016 San Diego Asian Film Festival

SHORTS: POKÉMON GAY

Asian American Panorama / 100 mins

Robo Saints
SHORTS: POKÉMON GAY

UltraStar Mission Valley
Saturday, November 5, 2016 6:15 pm

Description

From cosplay love and time-bending hopes, to the sometimes-elusive entity known as parental acceptance, our slate of films tries to catch ‘em all.

 

Co-presented by: Long Yang Club of San Diego, PLAG of San Diego County, UCSD LGBT Center SDSU LGBT

In This Program


  1. Robo Saints 2

    ROBO SAINTS

    Peter Wonsuk Jin / USA / 2015 / 12 mins
    A young cosplayer dresses up as an anime character to confess a long-harbored crush.

  2. Before the Future

    BEFORE THE FUTURE

    Baifan Xie / USA / 2016 / 19 mins
    In this SDSU documentary, four Chinese women share their journey of self-identification and cross-cultural clashes.

  3. Like Hope2 crop and small

    LIKE HOPE

    Oates Yinchao Wu / USA / 2015 / 13 mins
    A foreign exchange student plunges into the moment, daring to hope for love with his friend.

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    DO NOT THINK FOR A MOMENT

    Adria Siu, Vivian Wang / USA / 2016 / 3 mins
    Three women release their frustrations, tackling stereotypes of gender, sexuality, and race.

  5. Pamanhikan

    PAMANHIKAN

    Angelo Santos / USA / 2015 / 29 mins
    When the newly-engaged Brendan and Jun meet each other’s parents in the traditional Filipino "pamanhikan," the scene goes off the rails.

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    GAYSIANS

    Vicky Du / USA / 2015 / 13 mins
    Five queer and trans Asian Americans explore their provocative ties with family and culture

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    SPUNKLE

    Lisa Donato / USA / 2016 / 11 mins
    Tensions mount when a lesbian couple seeks a sperm donor from an uncle… or “spunkle”?


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SHORTS: POKÉMON GAY

UltraStar Mission Valley
Saturday, November 5, 2016 6:15 pm

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