PAAFF'14 Program Guide

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LOVE EXPRESS Director: Patrick Chen | 18 mins



Sunday, Nov. 16 | 12–1:45pm I-House | 85 mins This FREE shorts program offers a diverse selection of heartwarming shorts that revolve around the concept of love in some way. Topics include love lost, looking for love, missed connections, love amongst friends, and the love between a parent and their child.

WEDLOCKED Director: Samia Zaidi | 5 mins

GAYSIAN Director: Austin Wong | 10 mins

A comedy short about friendship, deception, identity, and green card marriages.

When a gay Asian man notices that many of the men he’s attracted to won’t date Asians, he tries his luck with a rice queen­—men ONLY attracted to Asians. This poignant comedy explores the prejudices we bring into the bedroom, and elsewhere.

NEXT LIKE Director: Milton Ng | 11 mins After the worst breakup of his life, one friend consoles another by categorizing personality types of women based on their social media of choice. SWEET CORN Director: Mimi Lee | 19 mins


One night commuting home from the city, Ryan finds himself sitting across from a mysterious and heartbroken young woman. Set entirely on a NY subway car, this film sparks the question... could you ever fall in love on a train?

A stubborn old farmer only cares about his corn and shuns the modern culture of South Korea, including his son who works at a slick new hotel next to the farm. When a parasite attacks his crops he secretly embraces a new method of farming, with surprising results.

WOMAN IN FRAGMENTS Director: Quan Zhou | 22 mins A promising contemporary dancer is faced with the difficult task of juggling her family’s dry cleaning business and dance career. But as her mother’s health continues to decline she must choose between familial obligation and the pursuit of her dreams.

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