…To Infinity and Beyond
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A decade since DC APA Film held its first film festival showcasing Asian Pacific American cinema in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, hundreds of short films have screened to audiences. They comprise a vital part of the festival and are representative of the future of filmmaking in our community. The following program is the second of two series designed to offer a sampling of the outstanding short films that APA Film has had the privilege of presenting throughout its first nine years in existence.
— Henry Ahn, Wyman Lee & Eric Paler
Total Runtime: 92
Seibutsu (Still Life)
Directed by: Joe Turner Lin
Runtime: 16 min
Official Selection of the 2005 DC APA Film Festival
Hiding from the world by working the night shift at a photo mat, Tokio becomes infatuated with a young woman that he comes to know only from the pictures he develops.
Directed by: Tadashi Nakamura
Runtime: 22 min
Official Selection of the 2007 DC APA Film Festival
With a hip soundtrack and never-before-seen historical footage, Pilgrimage tells the inspiring story of how an abandoned WWII concentration camp for Japanese Americans has been transformed into a symbol of retrospection and solidarity for people of all ages, races and nationalities in our post-9/11 world.
Directed by: Greg Pak
Runtime: 11 min
Official Selection of the 2000 DC APA Film Festival
A young man tries to avoid a conversation about pregnancy with his girlfriend by chasing a mouse around his apartment.
The Venom Sportswear Ad Campaign
Directed by: Jimmy Tsai
Runtime: 2 min
Language(s): Mandarin/Taiwanese w/ English subtitles
Official Selection of the 2004 DC APA Film Festival
Meet Tony Wang and Christopher ‘C-Dub’ Wang, the official spokesmen for Venom Sportswear, the clothing line for the Asian American athlete with an attitude. Boo-Ya!
Fumi and the Bad Luck Foot
Directed by: David Chai
Runtime: 7 min
Official Selection of the 2006 DC APA Film Festival and 2006 Sundance Film Festival
A humorous tale about a girl who tries to change her fate when mishaps constantly plague her bad luck foot.
The Police Box
Directed by: Josh Kim
Runtime: 4 min
Country: Hong Kong
Official Selection of the 2006 DC APA Film Festival
A police box and some spilled wine leads to flirtations in a Hong Kong cafe.
Directed by: Ham Tran
Runtime: 27 min
Official Selection of the 2003 DC APA Film Festival
A Buddhist monk is afflicted with memories of war and separation of family in this haunting film.
This film is available for purchase at http://www.trungtamasia.com.