Shorts: Made in NY

  • 86 minutes
  • Asian CineVision in association with Asia Society presents:

    Shorts: MADE IN NY

    New York City is where we started and where we continue to champion storytellers. We’re thrilled to present a diverse slate of shorts created by NY based filmmakers.

    This program includes the following shorts:

    AN AMERICAN FAMILY
    Three people. One kitchen. A family.
    Kieu-Anh Truong
    USA, Narrative, 18 min 52 sec


    END OF SUMMER
    A teenager's college move-in day takes an unexpected turn when her father is struck by a heart attack in the middle of the desert.
    Serena Kuo
    USA, Narrative, 14 min 39 sec


    DUE
    After assaulting a police officer to save his undocumented friend, a man chooses to live his last night of freedom in pursuit of the American dream with his pregnant girlfriend.
    Anna Mikami
    USA, Narrative, 17 min 30 sec


    SECRET LIVES OF ASIANS
    What does the "model minority" do after dark? (A screwball noir in 5 languages.)
    KEFF
    USA, Narrative, 18 min


    24 HR WORKDAY
    In New York State, many home attendants--mostly immigrants and women--are forced to work grueling 24-hour shifts taking care of seriously-ill patients, with only half of the pay.
    Zishun Ning
    USA, Documentary, 14 min 40 sec


    GHOST
    An Asian man learns he has more in common with a ghost than he thought.
    SJ Son & Woody Fu
    USA, Narrative, 4 min 28 sec


    LUCY IN THE SKY
    Lucy in the Sky follows 14-year-old Lucy on the autism spectrum as she starts mainstream high school, and the impact on her entire family.
    Bertha Bay-Sa Pan , USA , Narrative , 14 min 48 sec
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Since 1978 the Asian American International Film Festival, produced by Asian CineVision, is the nation’s first and longest running festival of its kind and the premier showcase for the best Asian independent and Asian American cinema. AAIFF is committed to film and media as a tool for social change and to the support of diversity and inclusion in independent cinema and the Asian American media arts.