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Saturday, Mar 16, 2013 4:20 PM
Whether pursuing success in media or simply desiring peace at home, the subjects of these films are faced with fulfilling an image of who they should be and how they should act. Featuring At Your Convenience, starring Randall Park.
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Whether pursuing success in media or simply desiring peace at home, the subjects of these films are faced with fulfilling an image of who they should be and how they should act. This program seeks to answer whether it is best to fight, give in or just give up.

AT YOUR CONvENIENCE

USA 2012 | 22mins

DIRECTOR: Raymond C. Lai

At a neighborhood convenience store run by two best friends, everything is twisted. Starring Randall Park and Dwayne Perkins, this unusual sitcom (originally produced as a Tv pilot)

plays with stereotypes and more, all in front of remarkable CGI environments.

MORE THAN A FACE IN THE CROWD USA 2012 | 25mins

DIRECTOR: Samantha Chan

When Harry Met Sally and The Birds: these two films seem unrelated, but they have one thing in common: actress Jane Chung, film- maker Samantha Chan’s 100-year-old great- aunt. In this witty, curious, and warm-hearted personal journey, Chan explores her aunt’s life and career in more than fifty films and Tv series.

MOTHER AND CHILD

USA 2012 | 5mins | English & Tagalog w/E.S. DIRECTOR: Jocelyn Saddi-Lenhardt Successfully building a life with her young son in the United States, a Filipina woman must reorganize everything to prepare for the return of her traditional husband. Short, precise and poignant, this film masterfully demonstrates the facades that people sometimes build in everyday life.

...OR DIE

USA 2012 | 13mins

DIRECTOR: Gregory Bonsignore

What happens when three brown men pitch their own funny idea to a show producer? What price must they pay to achieve YouTube success? Sarcastically hilarious but at the same time darkly sad, ...Or Die is based on real events.

SCREAMING IN ASIAN

USA 2012 | 11mins

DIRECTOR: Joyce Wu

Facing rude casting agents and indifferent friends, aspiring actress Sophie is plagued with indignities and misfortunes until she finally breaks down. Teeming with frustration and painful truths, Screaming in Asian is still darkly funny.

TAIWANFAMOUS

Taiwan 2012 | 13mins | English & Mandarin w/E.S.

DIRECTORS: Sarah Tadayon, Dave Frazier After a chance appearance on a popular Tai- wanese talk show, Chinese-Iranian-American actress Sarah Tadayon decides to pursue her dreams in Asia. This personal, fascinating story reveals that leaving Hollywood does not mean escaping typecasting and stereotypical ideals of beauty.

— Curated by Julie Hwang, Youngbin Kwon