Vancouver Asian Film Festival International Shorts
Nov 05th, 2015 | Community Events
Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas
November 6, 2015 9:45 pm 120 min
YANGZI SHE/ USA / 2015 / ANIMATION, DRAMA / 8 MINS
Durian was born with his facial expressions opposite to everyone else. The film shows how this little boy grows into a young adult through depicting milestones in real life, as well as in his imaginary world.
AMELIE WEN / USA / 2015 / DRAMA / 18 MINS
On his very last day of work at an abandoned construction site, elderly migrant caretaker Lao Tian encounters a five-year-old girl who has run away from home.
LONG YANG / CHINA / 2015 / DRAMA / 27 MINS
A young Japanese soldier saves a Chinese “comfort woman,” in this film commemorating the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.
TOSHIMICHI SAITO / JAPAN / 2014 / DRAMA / 25 MINS
Naoki gave up his dream of painting to take over the family-run post office. His older brother, Masanobu, left home to become a doctor.
CHO YEON YUN / SOUTH KOREA / 2015 / DRAMA, QUEER / 20 MINS
Gu Bo is a beloved father, husband and writer who struggles to be true to his identity. The film explores the human aspect of a man torn between his sexual identity, and the happiness of his family.
ZENAS CAO, AISHA PORTER-CHRISTIE / CHINA, USA / 2014 / DRAMA, ROMANCE / 22 MINS
In a Chinese beach town, a sullen teenage boy is reunited with his beautiful, estranged cousin—who helps him embrace the bitter-sweetness of growing up.