UCLA Asian American Studies Center Film Festival

Friday, Feb 26, 2021 - 4:00pm to Sunday, Feb 28, 2021 - 9:00pm
A protester in the documentary Chinatown Rising (2021)

Over two weekends, the UCLA Film & Television Archive and UCLA Asian American Studies Center will present online programming featuring powerful imagery and poignant commentary about meaningful issues facing Asian American and Pacific Islander communities. Audiences will hear from filmmakers and actors on their creative journeys, as well as from scholars, artists and community leaders on themes that apply to today's world.

Free admission! Learn more and RSVP.

Schedule (in Pacific Time):

Friday, February 19, 4 p..m.
Complexities of Race

This screening is limited to UCLA students, faculty, staff and alumni; UCLA email address required.
Liquor Store Babies (2018)
Thank You, Come Again (2020)
The Dope Years: The Story of Latasha Harlins (2021)
Down a Dark Stairwell (2021)

Saturday, February 20, 3 p.m.
Anna May Wong: Asian American Icon

“Anna May Wong: The First Asian American Movie Star” (4/8/2020)
The Toll of the Sea (1922)
Hearst Metrotone News: “Anna May Wong Visits Shanghai, China” (5/1/1936)
Clips from Hollywood: Season 1, Part 2 (5/1/2020)

Sunday, February 21, 2 p.m.
Environmental Justice and Spirit of Aloha, Part 1

Back to the Source (2020)
Standing Above the Clouds (2019)
This is the Way We Rise (2020)

Sunday, February 21, 5 p.m.
Environmental Justice and Spirit of Aloha, Part 2

Moananuiākea: One Ocean, One People, One Canoe (2018)

Friday, February 26, 4 p.m.
Finding Home/Lands

The Price of Cheap Rent (2020)
Gone (2019)
Reopening (2020)
Cambodia Town: Not for Sale (2019)
Kamaʻāina (Child of the Land) (2019)
Chinatown Rising (2021)

Saturday, February 27, 3 p.m.
Visions of Fire: LGBTQ+ Voices

Shu Mai Online (2020)
Razor Tongue: Episode 1 (2019)
Unspoken (2019)
Fruit Fly (2009)

Sunday, February 28, 5 p.m.
Food & Family

Spamfight (2020)
Phoenix Bakery: Sweets for the Sweet (2020)
Final Recipe (2013)