2019 Films

FLIP THE RECORD

In this 1980s coming-of-age story set to pulsing hip-hop music, a Filipino-American teen discovers her identity through a budding talent for turntablism. 


Filmmaker: Marie Jamora

THE FINAL SHOW

A woman who has lived a long life full of love and loss has to decide, based on all that she has learned, who to take along to eternity. 


Filmmaker: Dana Nachman

MY IMMIGRANT STORY

The hot-button issue of immigration inspired the director to reflect on her own path to American citizenship. 


Filmmaker: Yuriko Gamo Romer

WAR PAINT

A young black girl in South Los Angeles experiences a series of events that intersects racism and sexism during the 4th of July holiday. 


Filmmaker: Katrelle N. Kindred

DRUMMER GIRL

A woman's life changed in the blink of an eye. Music set her free. 


Filmmaker: Sophie Hexter

ARE WE GOOD PARENTS?

When a couple's 14-year-old daughter says she’s going to her first dance with her classmate, they question their preconceived notions of her sexuality and their openness as parents. 


Filmmaker: Bola Ogun

TODAY, TOMORROW, YESTERDAY

A young woman finds her old diaries while moving out of her childhood bedroom and learns to make peace with herself. 


Filmmaker: Jackie Files

UR DEAD TO ME

A dried-flower delivery woman gets a glimpse into the cycles of love and loss. 


Filmmaker: Yonoko Li