Oct 01 - Oct 11 2020 | Online Film Festival

Oct 01 - Oct 11 2020

Online Film Festival

Features

  • October 01

    • A Thousand Cuts

      12:00 AM | 110 mins

      This documentary goes inside the escalating war between the government and the press in the Philippines, following Maria Ressa, a renowned journalist who has become a top target of President Rodrigo Duterte's crackdown on the news media.

    • Aswang

      12:00 AM | 82 mins

      Since President Rodrigo Duterte took office in 2016 and announced his campaign to rid the Philippines of drug addicts and dealers, as many as 20,000 Filipinos have been murdered. ASWANG confronts these executions and their devastating after

    • Coded Bias

      12:00 AM | 86 mins

      CODED BIAS explores the fallout of MIT Media Lab researcher Joy Buolamwini’s startling discovery that facial recognition does not see dark-skinned faces and women accurately and her push for legislative protection against biased AI.

    • Curtain Up!

      12:00 AM | 69 mins

      A group of Asian American kids in New York's Chinatown prepare the musical production of Frozen Kids as they begin to grapple with their own cultural expectations and identities.

    • Death of Nintendo

      12:00 AM | 99 mins

      Set in '90s Manila in the Philippines, four friends go through a life-changing summer, playing video games and dealing with new dilemmas: puppy love, horror, and circumcision.

    • Export My Love

      12:00 AM | 99 mins

      Four Chinese single mothers try their best to find love and new husbands in the U.S., a country they've never been to.

    • Far East Deep South

      12:00 AM | 76 mins

      A Chinese American family’s search for their roots leads them to Mississippi, where they stumble upon surprising family revelations and uncover the racially complex history of the early Chinese in the segregated South.

    • Model

      12:00 AM | 100 mins

      A Chinese architect cares for her younger brother while he recovers from Hepatitis C as a way to obtain a work visa in the U.S.

    • Monsoon

      12:00 AM | 86 mins

      Returning to Vietnam, the country his family fled in the aftermath of the Vietnam War, for the first time in 30 years, Kit embarks on a promising personal journey to make sense of himself in a place he’s no longer familiar with.

    • Mrs. Noisy

      12:00 AM | 106 mins

      A novelist and her noisy neighbor develop a feud that captures the attention of the social media outrage machine. This movie is based on a true story.

    • Stealing School

      12:00 AM | 75 mins

      A week before her college graduation, an Asian-Canadian tech prodigy is accused of plagiarism and must fight to prove her innocence in a secret trial held before an academic tribunal.

    • Take Out Girl

      12:00 AM | 98 mins

      To give her family a chance at a better life and save her family's failing restaurant, Tera Wong, a desperate 20-year-old Asian woman, parlays her Chinese food delivery expertise into a profitable drug hustle.

    • The Donut King

      12:00 AM | 94 mins

      THE DONUT KING follows the rise and fall of a refugee who escapes genocide in his native Cambodia and overcomes poverty by building an unlikely empire of donut shops.

    • The Paper Tigers

      12:00 AM | 108 mins

      Three childhood Kung Fu prodigies have grown into washed-up middle-aged men, one kick away from pulling their hamstrings. Now they must juggle their dead-end jobs and dad duties with overcoming old grudges to avenge their master's death.

    • Twilight's Kiss (Suk Suk)

      12:00 AM | 92 mins

      Now in their twilight years, two men must choose between their desires for each other and the families they have proudly created.

    • Unteachable

      12:00 AM | 77 mins

      What could the joy of learning look like in classrooms? Unteachable explores the labours of teaching and learning through the journey of a young teacher, and her students who are deemed unteachable in Singapore’s grades-obsessed society.

  • October 09

    • Definition Please

      12:00 AM | 91 mins

      A former Scripps Spelling Bee champion must reconcile with her estranged brother when he returns home to help care for their sick mother.