Robin Tjay (Boogie Bonez) gets ninja-ready for competing at this weekend’s ultimate street dance competition, Last One Stands.
Ishii Yuya’s The Vancouver Asahi reveals a long-forgotten story in our city’s history: “Once upon a time in Vancouver, there was a baseball team called the Asahi”, formed by the Canadian-born kids of Japanese immigrants. Within the baseball diamond, he explores themes of identity and belonging set up against the backdrop of war. The end result is a playful yet serious film about Vancouver’s hidden gem.
Director Zeng Men’s Uncle Victory is a skillfully layered film about redemption, reconciliation, revenge, rebirth, and renewal. A man with a checkered past comes to terms with his actions and by some circumstance, comes into possession of a kindergarten school.
Andri Cung’s feature, The Sun, the Moon and the Hurricane, takes us on a thirty year, intimately-filmed journey following Rain (William Tjokro), a gay man who is haunted by a life-changing incident in his past. Often poetic and emotionally-charged, the film is about hope, dreams, relationships and the difficult choices we make in life.