2007-10-05 We're Not In Kansas Anymore: Short Films
Powerful spoken word, community activism and cruel prankmanship are just some examples of how these characters adapt to the politically and culturally shifting world they find themselves thrown into.
Total Running Time: 76 min.
Beef (2007, 12 min, Color, Video, Canada)
Directed by Kevin C. W. Wong, Thomas Lieu
A young man enacts revenge through the searing message of one tattoo.
Zohra (2006, 14 min, Color, Video, United Kingdom, English/Urdu w/E.S)
Directed by Kemal Akhtar
In this charming tale, a misunderstanding occurs between a newly immigrated Indian woman and an English shopkeeper.
Monsoon (2006, 21 min, Color, Video, USA/India)
Directed by Shyam Balse
An Indian American returns to the land of his birth to visit his ailing father and his estranged childhood culture.
By-Standing: The Beginning of an American Lifetime (2007, 5 min, Color, Video, USA)
Directed by Karen Lin
Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai's powerful and racially transcendent spoken word performance showcasing her observations on life as an American.
Pilgrimage (2007, 22 min, Color, Video, USA)
Directed by Tadashi Nakamura
This documentary explores Japan Americans during the civil rights movement and the subsequent impact on future generations.
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