Angela Chen, director, "Our Home Here,"
Kim Tran, director, "Pussy Talk,"
Beibei Xu, director, "Lotus,"
Austin Asian American Film Festival's Online Shorts Film Fest
The Austin Asian American Film Festival’s Online Shorts Film Fest features a Texas Filmmakers block of narrative shorts that includes three works by Austin-based filmmakers. The drama Our Home Here, directed by Angela Chen, focuses on two young Asian Americans caught in a violent situation that is witnessed by a Latinx immigrant who is struggling to make the American Dream work for her. The comedy Pussy Talk, directed by Kim Tran, finds a seemingly romantic evening disrupted when a woman is forced to engaged in a conversation with her vagina about whether to sleep with her date. Lotus, directed by Beibei Xu, follows a student’s efforts to fit in at high school while trying to observe her grandmother’s strict Buddhist beliefs. The Austin Asian American Film Festival’s Online Shorts Film Festival runs June 11-17 at https://vimeo.com/ondemand/aaaff.
Aired: June 11, 2020