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Your search by 'Asian / Pacific Islander' identified 27 films


  • After Hours

    After Hours

    USA , 2013 , 19 min. Despite her boyfriend’s indifference, Annie is determined to make her relationship work, but her best friend may help her see that it just isn’t the right fit.... Read more
  • Between Ring & Pendant

    Between Ring & Pendant

    Hong Kong , 2012 , 15 min. Two boys spend a life-changing night exploring the streets of Hong Kong, and one another.... Read more
  • Born to Dance this Way

    Born to Dance this Way

    USA , 2012 , 12 min. JOO Si, a fierce, fabulous, and curvalicious back-up dancing diva, auditions for the opportunity of a lifetime to gyrate behind the sexy female pop singing sensation, THE 4PLAY LADIES.... Read more
  • Bwakaw

    Bwakaw

    Philippines , 2012 , 110 min. Veteran Filipino actor Eddie Garcia stars as a crotchety and closeted man, faced with reminders of death and stirred by a new friendship, confronts the regrets of his life and attempts to find a self-affirming way forward in this moving and powerful drama.... Read more
  • BY the Way

    BY the Way

    USA , 2012 , 19 min. Love. Fear. Hope. Doubt. In the blink of an eye a relationship can change. BY the Way asks in a world where we guard our hearts with judgment, anger, and accusation, can love be the force that breaks down our walls?... Read more
  • Cross Your Fingers

    Cross Your Fingers

    UK , 2011 , 16 min. Su-yeon, a manicurist in a hair salon in Brixton, South London, is a good Catholic girl. But when punk girl Maya walks into the salon, Su-yeon is confronted with new feelings and desires.... Read more
  • A Difference

    A Difference

    USA , 2011 , 19 min. Shot largely in San Francisco, A Difference takes a look at the intersection of FTM transsexuality and racial difference, and how sexism and racism in society impact aspects of daily life.... Read more
  • Fan Christy (Cover) [Karaoke MV]

    Fan Christy (Cover) [Karaoke MV]

    USA , 2011 , 4 min. Fan Christy is an experimental karaoke music video and mistranslated cover of the song “Faen Christy” by Dutch artist Christy Gibson (check it out on YouTube). Faen is a non-gendered Thai word for romantic partner, purportedly derived from the hybridization of “fan” and “friend.”... Read more
  • The Fiction of the Fix

    The Fiction of the Fix

    USA , 2012 , 10 min. August is an adorably cute Butch who refuses to settle when it comes to love. In her tireless pursuit of “the one,” she conjures up a new sweetie from items representing the best moments of her past relationships.... Read more
  • Hawker

    Hawker

    Canada , 2012 , 2 min. “When I was a kid in Singapore, the same person served me chicken rice every day. I didn’t know if that person was a man or a woman, and that was awesome.” -Coco Riot... Read more
  • Insert Credit

    Insert Credit

    Canada , 2011 , 7 min. An autobiographical coming-of-age story about a young boy dealing with the loss of his father and learning to make it on his own, told in the style of a 1980’s Nintendo game.... Read more
  • It Gets Better

    It Gets Better

    Thailand , 2012 , 103 min. From the countryside to a flashy resort cabaret in Thailand, seekers find rejection and love in this portrait of transgender lives rediscovered and redeemed, directed by a filmmaker who has fought bans against LGBT themes in Thai cinema.... Read more
  • Kimchi Fried Dumplings

    Kimchi Fried Dumplings

    Canada , 2012 , 15 min. Tension between brothers reaches a boiling point when they all come together to celebrate Christmas with their aging parents over Kimchi Fried Dumplings.... Read more
  • kink

    kink

    USA , 2012 , 80 min. Ever wonder what—and who—really goes down in that imposing brick fortress at Mission and 14th? This adults-only doc (produced by James Franco) goes behind closed doors at the Armory to reveal purveyors of fetish porn, working and wanking on the edge of big-business BDSM.... Read more
  • Knighthood

    Knighthood

    Taiwan , 2013 , 10 min. Dreaming to become a fearless knight, Wang Li loves to spend her day in the woods with her fantastic friend, The Knight. But today she has to put on armor she doesn’t want to wear.... Read more
  • The Lala Road

    The Lala Road

    Australia , 2012 , 10 min. Four Chinese lesbians discuss the struggles they have faced in the pursuit of living freely with the women they love.... Read more
  • Love Bang!

    Love Bang!

    Cambodia , 2013 , 5 min. Love Bang! is a fierce, sexperimental, Cambodian “hip pop,” time-travelling, trans-love-triangle music video!... Read more
  • Moth

    Moth

    China , 2011 , 4 min. An animation in two parts from Shanghai-based artist, Muxi, exploring the growing pains of adolescence, told through sumptuous drawings and live action involving human and animal hybrids.... Read more
  • Queer Origins

    Queer Origins

    USA , 2013 , 3 min. Queer Origins explores the author’s identity and imagined history through experimental animation and femme performance.... Read more
  • She: tHEiR Love Story

    She: tHEiR Love Story

    Thailand , 2012 , 90 min. Bright, entertaining and unabashedly soapy, She follows two Thai lesbians as they fall for ostensibly straight women. At times uproariously funny, the film is a crash course in Thai lesbian life.... Read more
  • Two Girls Against the Rain

    Two Girls Against the Rain

    Cambodia , 2012 , 11 min. The film documents a captivatingly courageous lesbian couple in Cambodia who have known and loved each other since the Khmer Rouge regime. The women’s deep bond and strength have helped them overcome all different kinds of resistance, including that of their families.... Read more
  • Two Weddings and a Funeral

    Two Weddings and a Funeral

    South Korea , 2012 , 106 min. A young gay Korean doctor marries a lesbian co-worker in order to pass for heterosexual in a gay-unfriendly culture. This produces results both hilarious and tragic as they discover themselves and find fulfillment by accessing a deep courage within.... Read more
  • Uncle and Son

    Uncle and Son

    Vietnam , 2012 , 12 min. This Vietnamese fable brought to life shows how a young boy’s naïveté threatens the precious relationship with his uncle.... Read more
  • What's the T?

    What's the T?

    89 min. What's the T? is asked in this candid, brave, and often humorous documentary which examines the intersecting lives of these five dynamic transwomen as they discuss passing, living stealth, getting clocked, and building sisterhood and community.... Read more
  • What's the T?

    What's the T?

    USA , 2012 , 70 min. What’s the T? is asked in this candid, brave, and often humorous documentary which examines the intersecting lives of these five dynamic transwomen as they discuss passing, living stealth, getting clocked, and building sisterhood and community.... Read more
  • White Night

    White Night

    South Korea , 2012 , 75 min. This contemporary film noir is filled with unforgettable images and complex characters that focus on real world issues about homophobia in South Korean society while capturing the arresting and disturbing exploration of one man’s descent into the unsettling demons of his past.... Read more
  • Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?

    Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?

    Taiwan , 2013 , 104 min. Sweet, introverted Weichung is a closeted gay man with a wife, a son and a new lover in this charming romantic comedy about love, family and sexuality—and the conflict many Asian gay men experience trying to reconcile all three.... Read more