This collection of short films is filled with stories of the struggles of love, life, and family that resonate across lands and cultures. —Sunbin Song
Total Runtime: 78 min
The Potential Wives of Norman Mao
Directed by: Derek Nguyen
Runtime: 8 min
Norman Mao is a 33-year-old man-child living with his parents in Hong Kong. Desperate to find him a wife, his parents take him to New York for Norman’s last chance to escape a life of loneliness.
Tu & Eu
Directed by: Edward Shieh
Runtime: 15 min
Through one brief phone conversation, star-crossed lovers from around the world face the differences that could threaten true love.
Directed by: Suel Kim
Runtime: 14 min
Country: South Korea
The life of the maintenance man of an apartment building is dull and mundane, but one morning he finds a mysterious package sitting on his desk.
Standing in Water
Directed by: Chadd Harbold
Runtime: 13 min
Ka’ai, the achiever in her family, is excited to leave Hawaii for college, but her slacker brother Koa is making her exit less than grand.
Directed by: Jamie Renee Williams
Runtime: 9 min
On the last day of the Japanese festival for the dead, rebellious American teen Naoko discovers the dead body of her younger brother.
Directed by: Justin Madriaga
Runtime: 8 min
A dad and his Filipino heritage may not be so lame after all if he can make chocolate meat.
Directed by: Soham Mehta
Runtime: 19 min
A man needs help from the gods to reconnect with his wife and son who have newly arrived to the United States from India after three long years.