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TITLE: DREAM BAGS

Language/subtitles: English

Year, running time, color/b&w, format: 2017, 9 min 36 sec, Color, Digital

Director: Boyoung Kim

Country: U.S

Premiere Status: World

Film Synopsis: Dream Bags is about how an autistic guy and his family have overcome their adversity. The family has created a small business making fashionable bags of which the autistic son is incredibly gifted at sewing.

Company Name: BYK FILMS

Contact Name: Rachel Boyoung Kim

Contact Email: byrachelkim@gmail.com

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TITLE: Freedom Fighters

Language/subtitles: Urdu/ English Subtitles

Year, running time, color/BW, format: 2018, 33:00, color, HDV MOV 16x9

Director: Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

Country: Pakistan

Premiere Status: World

Film Synopsis: “Freedom Fighters” follows three brave women who are speaking out against inequality and pushing for equal rights. The documentary features verité sequences along with 2D animation to tell the stories of these powerful women as well as the victims they have helped in their journey to challenge the status quo.

Company Name: Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting

Contact Name: Amanda Pike

Contact Email: apike@revealnews.org

Company Address: 1400 65th Street, Suite 200, Emeryville, CA 94708

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TITLE: NGUYENing | The Lee Nguyen Story

Language/subtitles: English

Year, running time, color/b&w, format: 2017, 22:00, Color, 4K 16:9

Director: Alfonso Bui

Country: U.S

Premiere Status: Texas

Film Synopsis: A teenage soccer phenom skyrockets to stardom like no one before him, becoming the first ethnic Vietnamese player to represent the United States. Then, in an unprecedented move, he leaves for Asia, his star fading into obscurity.

Contact Name: Alfonso Bui

Contact Email: alfonsohbui@gmail.com

 

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TITLE: RISE & SHINE: A Story About Breakfast Makers

Language/Subtitles: English/Korean, Subtitled in English

Year, running time, color/b&w, format: 2018, 23 minutes, color, HD

Director: Justine Suh

Country: USA

Premiere Status: World

Film Synopsis: Rise & Shine is a peaceful film that observes four diverse families as they prepare breakfast. It is a feast for the senses, but it is more than just a culinary delight. Behind this intimate portrait of family life is a question: why are women expected to do most of the housework, even today?

Company Name: University of Southern California

Contact Name: Sandrine Cassidy

Contact Email: cassidy@cinema.usc.edu

Company Address: 900 W 34th St, SCA 235, Los Angeles, CA 90089