YOU’RE ON YOUR OWN NOW

National Museum of American History - October 9, 2005 - 1:15 PM

Total running time: 110 minutes

Featuring several outstanding performances from children and teen actors in dramatic roles, these films confront the hard realities of youths having to grow up too fast in an adult’s world.

Filmmakers in Attendance

Cost: FREE
Ticket Code: 1009B
Jesus Henry Christ
Narrative Short
Director:
Dennis Lee
Format:
Video
Running Time:
18
Henry Hermin, a ten-year-old boy, fights to be an individual while attending St. Agnes Academy.
Producer in Attendance

Fields of Mudan
Narrative Short
Director:
Steven Chang
Format:
Video
Running Time:
23
Sold into a brothel, a young girl seeks solace and friendship with another girl who becomes her only family.
Filmmaker in Attendance

Be Very Quiet
Narrative Short
Director:
Mona Nahm
Format:
Video
Running Time:
26
A young man is haunted by the murder of his mother and becomes obsessed with carrying out revenge on the man whom he suspects is the killer.
Thai w/E.S.

Afternoon (Buoi Chieu)
Narrative Short
Director:
Kim Spurlock
Format:
Video
Running Time:
10
A supernatural tale of two sisters who are visited by the ghost of their grandmother one rainy day in Vietnam.
Vietnamese w/ E.S. Filmmaker in Attendance

Stand Up For Justice
Narrative Short
Director:
John Esaki
Format:
Video
Running Time:
33
A historical narrative based on a true story about Ralph Lazo, a Mexican American teen who, in an act of loyalty and protest, chose to join his Japanese American friends when they were interned during World War II. Produced by Visual Communications (LA) and Nikkei for Civil Rights and Redress.