Directed by Michael Michetti
Cast: Julanne Chidi Hill, Adrian Gonzalez, Brant Rotnem, Adam Silver and Paul Tigue
“Love is love” – but is navigating it any less complicated today? What does it mean to be in a committed relationship? Is monogamy just monotony? Told through interweaving glimpses into the life of an everyday couple unexpectedly confronted by a vicious crime, Homos, or Everyone in America is a fearless, funny, heart-on-its-sleeve examination of the moments that can bring two people together – or pull them apart.
Directed by Rebecca Wear
Cast: Hannah Chodos, Traci Akemi Kato-Kiriyama, Steve Jun, Tane Kawasaki, West Liang and Brian Sounalath
The story of a mother faced with a brutal decision. Based on a true story out of Rosemead, California, a terminal cancer diagnosis forces a first-generation Laotian immigrant to confront her son's schizophrenia. The Wicked One explores the piercing isolation experienced by single mothers, the shame around mental illness that often plagues Asian families, and the heft of having to carry your culture with you in a foreign land.
Directed by Jessica Hanna
Cast: Madison Dirks, Lisa Sanaye Dring, Chris Illing, Michael Lopez, Noreen O'Neill, Meghan Reardon
Can tiny equal happy? Four young adults are determined to build a 200-square-foot tiny house in Oregon with the hope of finding meaning in minimalism. Instead, the project devolves into a series of amusingly awkward missteps. Will their relationships survive the construction project? Will living small be a huge mistake? A comedy about finding out who we are when the world shrinks.
Directed by Neel Keller
Cast: Brian Henderson, Mariana Klaveno, Ericka Kreutz, Christine Lahti, Rich Liccardo, Peter Mendoza and Jeanne Syquia
Tonight, and later, and earlier, three sisters (no, not those ones) are stricken with a series of strange plagues: Isabel's got pains. Anne's got slugs. And Genevieve doesn't want to talk about hers. She just wants you to eat the damn hummus (she made it!). Let's talk about family nightmares. I mean, uh, memories.