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Drama


  1. August at Akiko’s

    Christopher Makoto Yogi / Pacific Showcase, Free Movies, Drama / Hawaii, USA / Narrative / 75 mins
    AUGUST AT AKIKO'S is a mystical film that lives in the seams between dream, reality, and memory with a time-signature all its own. Musician Alex Zhang Hungtai returns to the Big Island of Hawai‘i to reconnect with his roots.
    August at Akiko’s

    Fleisher Art Memorial
    November 15, 2018 7:45 pm


  2. Fiction and Other Realities

    Bobby Choy and Steve Lee / Tentpoles, Drama / South Korea, USA / Narrative / 85 mins
    Fiction and Other Realities is the story of Bobby Choy, a 20-something Korean American residing in New York City who feels like a stranger in the country in which he was born.
    Fiction and Other Realities

    Lightbox Film Center
    November 10, 2018 7:35 pm Buy Tickets


  3. For Izzy

    Alex Chu / Drama / USA / Narrative / 84 mins
    Dede has become a mess but wants to be responsible; Laura has become sheltered but wants to be more independent. Their relationship gives them a second chance to be the person each hoped to be.
    For Izzy

    Lightbox Film Center
    November 10, 2018 5:45 pm Buy Tickets


  4. In the Life of Music

    Caylee So and Sok Visal / Tentpoles, Drama / Cambodia / Narrative / 92 mins
    IN THE LIFE OF MUSIC is a story told in three chapters. It tells the story of how one song, “Champa Battambang,” a song made famous by Sinn Sisamuth (the King of Khmer Music), plays a role in the lives of three different generations. It is a powerful intergenerational tale that explores love and war as it depicts the lives of people whose world is inevitably transformed by the emergence of the Khmer Rouge.
    Opening: In the Life of Music

    Lightbox Film Center
    November 8, 2018 7:00 pm Buy Tickets


  5. Lost In Apocalypse

    Sky Wang / Thriller, Action, Horror, Drama / China / Narrative / 90 mins
    Mystery unfolds as a group of individuals are confronted by undead forces outside of an abandoned factory but then go about their business as usual the next day.
    Lost In Apocalypse

    Asian Arts Initiative
    November 16, 2018 9:35 pm


  6. Moving Parts

    Emilie Upczak / Drama / Trinidad and Tobago / 2017 / Narrative / 77 mins
    After being smuggled into Trinidad and Tobago to be with her brother, Zhenzhen, an illegal Chinese immigrant, discovers the true cost of her arrival.
    Moving Parts

    Lightbox Film Center
    November 9, 2018 5:00 pm Buy Tickets


  7. Original Sin

    Jean Lee / Romance, Comedy, Drama / Paraguay, USA / Narrative / 75 mins
    ORIGINAL SIN is an absurdist Spanish language rom com about Eva, a sexually frustrated housewife, her uptight husband, and a freewheeling artist who form an unlikely love triangle with unpredictable results.
    Original Sin

    Asian Arts Initiative
    November 16, 2018 7:55 pm


  8. Yassa Daruman

    Kenichi Omori / Comedy, Drama / Japan / Documentary / 91 mins
    As part of the celebrations to commemorate the 450th anniversary of Mihara Castle’s construction, the youth from the Yassa Daruman neighborhood have undertaken a glorious project: to spread the popularity of Yassa Daruman, Mihara City’s official mascot, around the country.
    Yassa Daruman

    Asian Arts Initiative
    November 17, 2018 7:30 pm