ENCORE & SHORTS CHALLENGE AWARDS

  • 180 mins

Tues, May 31, 2022
5:30 – 8:30 PM


FOOD SHORTS: PAPAYA + ALOHA SOUL FOOD + MORKOVCHA (KOREAN CARROT SALAD)

FEATURED SHORTS: REPARATIONS
An encore presentation of REPARATIONS (direc. by Jon Osaki) explores Black and Asian Solidarity, and the four-century struggle to seek repair and atonement for slavery in the United States. In Osaki’s 30-minute documentary, Black and Asian Americans reflect on the legacy of slavery, the inequities that persist, and the critical role that solidarity between communities has in acknowledging and addressing systemic racism in America.

PANEL DISCUSSION: BLACK AND ASIAN SOLIDARITY AND MOVEMENT BUILDING
Chris Lodgson, lead organizer with the Coalition for a Just and Equitable California and American Redress Coalition of California moderates a special panel discussion on Black and Asian Solidarity and Movement building.

Panelists include community activists Stevante Clark, Bobby Dalton Roy, Kim Mims, and Nghia X Nguyen.

SHORTS CHALLENGE AWARDS
Using film as a medium for social change and dialogue, new and emerging filmmakers will be celebrated, as 2022 SAPFF Short Film Competition winners walk away from cash prizes for successfully addressing one of the following themes:

*Black and Asian Solidarity
*Anti-Blackness in Asian American and Pacific Islander Communities
*Anti-Asian Hate and Violence

In this program


PAPAYA

Directed by Kayleb Lee

A Southeast Asian American story, and love letter to cultural identity. This film follows the “life” of papaya…

ALOHA SOUL FOOD

Directed by Dr. Lani Cupchoy

Merging personal memoir and photojournalism, Aloha Soul Food nostalgically explores decolonial foodways through the family life stories of…

MORKOVCHA (KOREAN CARROT SALAD)

Directed by Lidiya Kan

Morkovcha, Korean Carrot Salad tells a story of ethnic Koreans from Russia and the post-Soviet territories, and their…

Reparations Short Film Promotional Poster

REPARATIONS

Directed by Jon Osaki

Reparations explores the four-century struggle to seek repair and atonement for slavery in the United States. Black and…

Dates & Times
Past
The Guild Theater

Tue, May 31
5:30 pm