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  • Grandma is a grumpy, superstitious, chain-smoking Chinese grandmother who has settled into the routine of old age. But when a local fortune-teller predicts a most auspicious day in her future, Grandma decides to take fortune into her own hands and lands herself on the wrong side of luck…and in the middle of a triad war.

  • In the mountains of Monterrey, Mexico, a young street gang spends their days listening to slowed-down cumbia and attending dance parties, where they show off their outfits, hairstyles and gang alliances. After a mix-up with a local cartel their leader is forced to migrate to Queens, where he quickly finds himself wanting to return home.

  • Nowhere is the worldwide erosion of democracy, fueled by social media disinformation campaigns, more starkly evident than in the authoritarian regime of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. Journalist Maria Ressa places the tools of the free press—and her freedom—on the line in defense of truth and democracy.

  • The Assistant follows one day in the life of Jane, a recent college graduate and aspiring film producer, who has recently landed her dream job as a junior assistant to a powerful entertainment mogul.

At Festivals

  • All Light, Everywhere is an exploration of the shared histories of cameras, weapons, policing and justice. As surveillance technologies become a fixture in everyday life, the film interrogates the complexity of an objective point of view, probing the biases inherent in both human perception and the lens.

  • As cryptozookeepers struggle to capture a Baku (a legendary dream-eating hybrid creature) they begin to wonder if they should display these rare beasts in the confines of a cryptozoo or if these mythical creatures should remain hidden and unknown.

  • A family in Hawai'i faces the imminent death of their eldest as the ghosts of the past haunt the countryside.

  • In this war story told in a unique key, portraits of Syrian families displaced and fractured by war create a meditation on parental love that is both urgent and timeless.

Works in Progress

  • A coming-of-age story of two teenage girls in a department store in 90s Athens unfolds through an unexpected game of power when they are caught shoplifting and taken into an interrogation room separated from the rest of the store by a single partition wall.

  • Seeds is a portrait of a centennial African-American farm in Thomasville, Georgia. Using lyrical black and white imagery, this meditative film examines the decline of generational black farmers and the significance of owning land.

  • Just a Band is about four Nairobians who drop out of university to form an Afro-electric pop band, a counter-narrative to the lives expected of them. Borrowing from a cultural mishmash of Sun Ra, Kung Fu Movies, Hip Hop and other bits of detritus, the film is a coming-of-age story in the middle of Kenya's post-dictatorship art renaissance.

  • My First Film is a retelling of the filmmakers failed attempt at making her first feature film. My First Film explores the relationship between an artist's body and body of work, and is based on a performance of the same name.

  • After Yang follows a father and daughter as they try to save the life of their robotic family member.

  • One filmmaker searches to uncover her family’s Iranian past. A deeply personal story excavating the formative memories of her grandmother, mother, and self, Joonam explores the evolving shape of girlhood and with it the tender and turbulent relationships between mother and daughter, Iran and America, and the immigrant experience as it ripples over time.

  • Milisuthando, a black South African unaware of apartheid until it ended, explores how blacks and whites first lived together after 342 years of racial segregation.

  • An evocative and sensorial exploration of the life of a Black woman in Tennessee, from her youth to her older years.