A biracial man sets out to learn about his Chinese-Canadian roots in Xie Xie, Ollie. Director James Michael Chiang talks about discovering his cultural identity and screening his debut narrative short at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival.
A first-generation Canadian daughter and her immigrant mother struggle to get through a trip to the doctor in Majboor-e-Mamool. We chat with writer-director Haaris Qadri about the challenges of adapting to life in diaspora and the making of his new family drama.
An Asian-Canadian mother reflects on her heritage after uncovering a forgotten family wok in Wok Hei. We chat with writer-director Joel Salaysay about the importance of cultural identity and the making of his food-inspired short.
A Japanese immigrant father and his Canadian-born daughter struggle to overcome their differences in Okuribi. Filmmaker Hiromu Yamawaki discusses the importance of teaching traditional values to younger generations and the making of his latest short.