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2016 San Diego Asian Film Festival

SHORTS: BEST OF ASIAN ANIMATION

Asian American Panorama / 100 mins

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SHORTS: BEST OF ASIAN ANIMATION

UltraStar Mission Valley
Sunday, November 6, 2016 7:05 pm

Description

Memories of childhood and visions of the timeless come to life through a variety of animation styles in this series of shorts from Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and the United States.

In This Program


  1. Age of Obscure_02

    AGE OF OBSCURE

    Mirai Mizue, Hana Ono / Japan / 2016 / 3 mins
    A visual journey through color, motion, and rhythm.

  2. Worst Case Scenario

    WORST-CASE SCENARIO, INC.

    Jenny Lee, Gareth Smith / USA / 2016 / 17 mins
    In this live action / animation hybrid, worst-case predictions become an obsession hell-bent on fear and anxiety.

  3. Pokey Pokey Stills_051315_020 copy copy small

    POKEY POKEY

    Junjie "Jake" Zhang / China, USA / 2015 / 7 mins
    A father tries desperately to shield his son from the filth and evils of society.

  4. Arrival 1

    ARRIVAL

    Alex Myung / USA / 2016 / 23 mins
    A young man struggles to come out to the one person he cherishes the most.

  5. WINDOW-03

    WINDOW

    Chieh Li, Jelly, Wei / USA / 2016 / 5 mins
    Like windows, relationships reveal multitudes about ourselves and our loved ones.

  6. InsectBite_02small

    INSECT BITE

    Grace Nayoon Rhee / USA / 2015 / 2 mins
    If you are what you eat, beware of human flesh.

  7. Vita-Lakamaya-Akihito-Izuhara

    VITA LAKAMAYA

    Akihito Izuhara / Japan / 2016 / 8 mins
    A peaceful life across seasons, textures, species, and realities.

  8. Hold Me (caw caw caw) still 1

    HOLD ME (CA CAW CA CAW)

    Renee Zhan / USA / 2016 / 11 mins
    A bird and a boy are trapped by a tiny room and the distorted expectations of cohabitation.

  9. Deer Flower_still_main__by kangmin small

    DEER FLOWER

    Kangmin Kim / South Korea, USA / 2016 / 8 mins
    Memories of being young, visiting a deer farm, and taking a gulp for one’s future.

  10. fabric_cosmos-02 small

    FABRIC COSMOS

    JUNG Seung-hee / South Korea / 2015 / 12 mins
    A young boy embarks on a thrilling and unexpected journey through the cosmos.

  11. Noon

    NOON

    Tzu-Hsin Yang (Cindy Yang) / Taiwan / 2015 / 4 mins
    Lunch hour can be an endless ordeal, a flurry of activity, or a delicious hot meal.

Dates & Times

SHORTS: BEST OF ASIAN ANIMATION

UltraStar Mission Valley
Sunday, November 6, 2016 7:05 pm

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