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SHOWING 15 FILMS SORTED BY GENRE: 'ASIAN AMERICAN DIRECTOR(S)'
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1000 CUT JOURNEY

  • Release Year: 2018
  • Runtime: 12 minutes
  • Country: USA
In this immersive virtual-reality experience, the viewer becomes Michael Sterling, a black man, encountering racism as a young child, adolescent, and young adult. 1,000 Cut Journey highlights the social realities of racism, for understanding racism is the essential first step in promoting effective, collective social action and achieving racial justice. |Read More
Female Director(s), African American Director(s), Asian American Director(s)
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SUITABLE GIRL

  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 97 minutes
  • Directed By: Sarita Khurana and Smriti Mundhra
  • Country: USA, India
Dipti, Amrita and Ritu are all young, modern women in India looking to get married—some desperately, some reluctantly. A Suitable Girl follows them over the course of four years as they juggle family, career and friends, intimately capturing their thoughts on arranged marriage, giving them a voice, and offering a unique perspective into the nuances of this institution. |Read More
Female Director(s), Documentary, NY Director(s), First Time Filmmaker, Asian American Director(s), TFF Alumni
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UNITED SKATES

  • Release Year: 2018
  • Runtime: 90 minutes
  • Directed By: Tina Brown and Dyana Winkler
  • Country: USA
Credited with incubating East Coast hip-hop and West Coast rap, America’s roller rinks have long been bastions of regional African-American culture, music, and dance. As rinks shutter across the country, a few activists mount a last stand. |Read More
Documentary, LGBT, Music, Female Director(s), NY Director(s), First Time Filmmaker, Female Screenwriter(s), Asian American Director(s)
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WASTED THE STORY OF FOOD WASTE

  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 85 minutes
  • Directed By: Anna Chai and Nari Kye
  • Country: USA
Each year, $218 billion—or 1.3 billion tons—of food is thrown out. With nearly a billion people worldwide facing starvation, food conservation is a more urgent issue than ever before. Executive produced by Anthony Bourdain, Chai and Kye’s fast-paced and forward-thinking food doc takes viewers on a tour of inventive new ideas for recycling waste and maximizing sustainability from innovative chefs like Massimo Bottura, Dan Barber and Danny Bowien, who turn scraps into feasts before our eyes. |Read More
Female Director(s), Documentary, New York, NY Director(s), First Time Filmmaker, Food, Asian American Director(s)

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