Shorts Program I: Connect the Dots

Shorts

The Perfect Post

Film

The Perfect Post

Directed by Jonathan De Guzman
Dealing with her recent breakup, Jenna is brought to the club by her two best friends, Ayo and...
Shorts

Ally 3000

Film

Ally 3000

Directed by Giovannie Espiritu
The CEO of a tech firm has to make a decision about a new product designed to alleviate...
Shorts

Connection

Film

Connection

Directed by Achim Mendoza
Anton, a frustrated Filipino musician, uploads a song he’s been working on social media. However, when an unauthorized...
Shorts

Elle

Film

Elle

Directed by Jenn Santos
Elle, a Filipino-American actress, has a hard time navigating whitewashed Hollywood with its lack of authentic representation on...
Shorts

Fruit Fly

Film

Fruit Fly

Directed by Kaitlyn Fae
Twelve-year-old Jules develops a penchant for falling in love with gay boys after her boyfriend leaves her for...
Shorts

Learning Tagalog with Kayla

Film

Learning Tagalog with Kayla

Directed by Kayla Galang
In this Tagalog lesson, Kayla will teach you conversational phrases, common expressions, and what it’s like to feel...
Shorts

Self Tape

Film

Self Tape

Directed by Alex Lee
Gary, a struggling young actor is stuck on his self-tape audition for his big break. Suddenly, his home...
Shorts

The Coconut Chick

Film

The Coconut Chick

Directed by Vince Cruz
Not only is Faith (Mariana Alencar) a beautiful and confident barista, she’s also mean-spirited and casually racist, particularly...
Shorts

The Voyage

Film

The Voyage

Directed by BJ Formento & Richeille Formento
Court Metrage Festival De Cannes 2016 Amsterdam Film Festival Winner Best Experimental Film 2016 London IFF Winner Best...

Shorts Program IV: Scenes from Home

Shorts

The Final Piece

Film

The Final Piece

Directed by Rommel Andaya
Tala is a second-generation Filipina-American teenager who is eager to start her journey away from home after being...
Shorts

Roots and Wings

Film

Roots and Wings

Directed by Irene Yadao, Lisa Yadao, Michelle Sampior
Roots & Wings is a micro-doc series that highlights innovative, culture-bridging WOC chefs who use food as a...
Shorts

Pamatpak (Spank Stick)

Film

Pamatpak (Spank Stick)

Directed by Lexian Losley Aragones Avestruz
A working mom is trying to find time to spend with her only son, but she isn’t able...
Shorts

Novena

Film

Novena

Directed by Nolan Valerio
Novena explores the lives of a Filipino-American family in a crisis of faith during the final days of...
Shorts

Judy Free

Film

Judy Free

Directed by Cheryl Tagyamon
Judy’s Father, a Filipino migrant worker, suddenly comes back as an animated figure after years of being away...
Shorts

Margarita Island

Film

Margarita Island

Directed by Marion Aguas
A metaphor for diaspora: a Filipinx girl takes a trip to Coney Island and discovers icons of her...
Shorts

Lolo

Film

Lolo

Directed by Keone and Mari Madrid
Arturo Madrid, a 76 year old Filipino-American man, reminisces on the hardships, wonders and reality of migrating from...
Shorts

The Gray

Film

The Gray

Directed by Myra Aquino
Perez is a former cop who has been judged to be morally “gray”— someone who is neither good...
Shorts

What I Would Have Told My Daughter If I Knew What To Say Back Then

Film

What I Would Have Told My Daughter If I Knew What To Say Back Then

Directed by Cha Roque
What I Would Have Told My Daughter If I Knew What To Say Back Then features over 13...