The Sound of Hope II
Canada / Drama / 20 mins
Director/Writer: Frank Cui
Producer: Yifan Ning, Frank Cui
Cast: Tony Mu
A man from Wuhan, China loses everything during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now he’s only got one more thing to lose. Until he received a call from a friend for life. The dying heart reignited by hope.
USA / Drama / 25 mins
Director/Writer: Phyllis Tam
Producer: ZiJing Shi, Haibin Li
Cast: Baotong Xu, Xiaojia Li
A bittersweet film about an elderly immigrant, who is also a Peking Opera performer, trying to find a way home to visit his dying mother in China.
Grandpa's Long March
USA / Drama / 15 mins
Director/Writer: Bolun Wei
Producer: Andrew York
Cast: Andy Sun, Antony Lien
Grandpa’s Long March is a heartwarming road trip story about a
Chinese veteran suffering from Alzheimer's, his journey to reunite with his grandson who goes to college in Los Angeles, with the help from some people he might just have a chance to celebrate the Spring Festival together.
USA / Drama / 7 mins
Director/Writer: Jiacheng Cheng
Producer: Liam Young
Cast: Briana Liu
What happens to personal relationships in a future where we share our lives with artificially intelligent objects. Could a loveless marriage in China be augmented by a digital AI idol exploded from the screen of a Qing dynasty TV drama? Digital companionship, personalized to individual desires and obsessions is streamed into our homes through dating game platforms and online or offline merchandise. Is the AI chatbot there for love, or for freemium in-app purchases?
China / Drama / 17 mins
Director/Writer: Guoqun Nie
Producer: Anqi Zhao
Cast: Liqiang Sang
Hong Kong / Drama / 28 mins
Director: Hin Kong Chan
Writer: Lok Yung Lo
Producer: Chun Wai Ng
Cast: Chi Yip Kung, Hoi Ning Chan
After a dispute between Tsz Him and his mother, his mother decides to remarry and move to the USA. Overwhelmed by the farewell, he vents out his frustration by injuring himself.
I'm Not Lying
USA / Drama / 15 mins
Director/Writer/Producer: Weiyu Sun
Cast: Chen Chen Julian
How can a Chinese girl survive in a Chinese red terrorist political struggle!
USA / Suspense / 29 mins
Director: Jacky Song
Writer: Jordan Dotson, Zack Zhang
Producer: Katie Anne Moy, Jacky Song
Cast: Tom Wade , Autumn Harrison
1995, Los Angeles, when a young woman claims to have teleported from the past, her primary doctor begins to believe her story and decides to take the investigation into his own hands, unveiling the truth behind an uncanny story.
Hong Kong / Drama / 15 mins
Director: Nelson Ng Chak Hei
Writer: Nicholas Shay, Nelson Ng Chak Hei
Producer: Hillary Tzeng
Cast: Paul Kwo, Trevis Zhang
The story is set in 1997 against the backdrop of the looming handover. Kit, a middle-aged single parent, brings his son from Hong Kong to California under the pretense of visiting Disneyland. The son, Chun, comes to realize the real intention of the trip is for his own adoption.
Magician: Game of Detective
China / Suspense / 30 mins
Director/Writer: Tanxuan Shi
Producer: Peipei Duan, Zeron Zhao
Cast: Anthony Tai, Lauren Rodriguez
Zhang Cheng, an Chinese magician who wants to prove himself, is discovered by FBI agent Storm while he's studying in the United States. He will use his talent of face changing and traditional Chinese tricks knowledge to help the FBI to catch the Japanese female burglar Octopus who is proficient in face changing and cross dressing. A "face changing vs face changing" game begins...
USA / Drama / 25 mins
Director/Writer: Haohao Yan
Producer: Xiaoxiao Li
Cast: Harmonie He, Gloria Xiong
May 2003, Beijing, China. Under the pressure of WHO, the Chinese
government announced that the SARS (Severe acute respiratory syndrome) outbreak is real. The city is closed. Most students have been sent home. During a lockdown inside a private boarding school, three eight-year-old girls have to find a way to make sense of the world.
Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
China / Drama / 12 mins
Director/Writer/Producer: Shiyue Xu
Cast: Jiaxi Chen, Zhilv Zhang
Throughout Tommy’s life, the song “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star” has undergone many changes that mirror his journey through the different stages of his life.
USA / Drama / 16 mins
Director/Writer: Jiajun Wang
Producer: Yiheng Guo
Cast: Yunzhi Wang, Tom Chou, Yujia Gu
It’s a story about a new illegal immigrant from China, named Winter who just finds herself a job in a Chinese restaurant, has to decide her fate after the owner's sexual harassment.