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TITLE: Always

SHOWTIME: Sunday, July 21, 2019 1:00 PM      

SYNOPSIS: A day in the life of Mega Wijaya, a singer-songwriter with writer’s block and an unexpected visitor. 

DIRECTOR:   Maria Tuadi  | LANGUAGE: English | SUBTITLES: N/A

YEAR | RUNNING TIME | COLOR | FORMAT: 2019 | 0h 11mins | Color | DCP

COUNTRY:  US | GENRE: Women’s Showcase | PREMIERE STATUS: Dallas Premiere

PRINT SOURCE: Company Name: Maria Tuadi | Contact Name: Maria Tuadi | Contact Email: mariatuadi@gmail.com

TITLE: Li Shan

SHOWTIME: Sunday, July 21, 2019 1:00 PM      

SYNOPSIS: During the outbreak of SARS in 2003, Li Shan, a doctor, finds out that the government is trying to hide a serious situation by publicly categorizing SARS as regular pneumonia. After being suspended because he confronted his supervisor, Li Shan sneaks back into the hospital.  He steals a blood sample from a patient to test the virus, and eventually reveals the truth to the public. However, Li Shan’s solution to SARS has side effects.  Though he is just an ordinary individual, the public’s image of him quickly turns from “hero” to “murderer.

DIRECTOR:   Wenqi You  | LANGUAGE: Mandarin, Cantonese | SUBTITLES: Yes - English

YEAR | RUNNING TIME | COLOR | FORMAT: 2019 | 0h 27mins | Color | 2k 2.39 | 1

COUNTRY:  China | GENRE: Women’s Showcase | PREMIERE STATUS: Southwest Premiere

PRINT SOURCE: Company Name: University of Southern California | Contact Name: Wenqi You | Contact Email: wyvankee@gmail.com

TITLE: PLEASE TRANSLATE

SHOWTIME: Sunday, July 21, 2019 1:00 PM      

SYNOPSIS: Please Translate explores how language can act both as a barrier and an effective tool to help bridge the relationship between a Chinese immigrant mother, and her American-born daughter. In a film about sacrifice, hardships, and ultimately a mother’s love, Please Translate exemplifies that nothing –not even linguistic differences– can stand in the way of the special bond between mother and daughter. 

DIRECTOR:   Kelsy Lua  | LANGUAGE: Chinese | SUBTITLES: Yes - English

YEAR | RUNNING TIME | COLOR | FORMAT: 2018 | 0h 06mins | Color | HD

COUNTRY:  USA | GENRE: Women’s Showcase | PREMIERE STATUS: World Premiere

PRINT SOURCE: Company Name: Kelsy Lua | Contact Name: Kelsy Lua | Contact Email: klua@usc.edu

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TITLE: The Other Side Of The World

SHOWTIME: Sunday, July 21, 2019 1:00 PM      

SYNOPSIS: This is a dramatic "coming-of-age" story about Lin, an adventurous young girl from Shanghai. She visits her childhood friend, Wei, who has moved to Wellington, New Zealand. When Lin arrives in New Zealand, she realizes she is way out of her depth. Should she give up and go back to Shanghai and the life she knows? Or should she stick around and see what this strange land has to offer, and maybe find the life she was supposed to live?

DIRECTOR:   Miya Wang  | LANGUAGE: English, Mandarin | SUBTITLES: Yes -English

YEAR | RUNNING TIME | COLOR | FORMAT: 2019 | 0h 23mins | Color | NTSC/ProRes/24p

COUNTRY:  New Zealand | GENRE: Women’s Showcase | PREMIERE STATUS: US Premiere 

PRINT SOURCE: Company Name: Maria Tuadi | Contact Name: Maria Tuadi | Contact Email: mariatuadi@gmail.com

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TITLE: THE VISIT

SHOWTIME: Sunday, July 21, 2019 1:00 PM      

SYNOPSIS: A pregnant woman and her husband visit her lonely, aging grandmother in the rural mountains of Taiwan only to witness the older woman's mysterious disappearance.

DIRECTOR:   Roxy Shih  | LANGUAGE: Mandarin | SUBTITLES: Yes - English

YEAR | RUNNING TIME | COLOR | FORMAT: 2018 | 0h 15mins | Color | Digital

COUNTRY:  Taiwan, USA | GENRE: Women’s Showcase | PREMIERE STATUS: Southwest Premiere

PRINT SOURCE: Company Name: Theresa Chiu | Contact Name: Theresa Chiu | Contact Email: thevisitfilmtw@gmail.com