DisOrient 2014 Shorts Program: Life's Turns
Loser (2013) Short Narrative 21 min. USA
Directed by Hannah Watanabe-Rocco
Starring Samantha Wyllis and Drew Davis
Meet Audrey. These are things she likes: conspiracy theories, books, aliens, quiet. These are things she doesn't like: human beings, human companionship, human interaction. Audrey is too busy figuring out the intricacies of the universe to deal with unnecessary complications like friends. She's got bigger cosmic fish to fry.
TaiwanFamous (2012) Short Documentary 13 min. Taiwan
Directed by Sarah Tadayon and Dave Frazier
Starring Sarah Tadayon
ENGLISH AND CHINESE WITH ENGLISH SUB-TITLES
After a chance appearance on a popular Taiwanese talk show, Chinese Iranian American actress Sarah Tadayon decides to pursue her dreams in Asia. This personal, fascinating story reveals that leaving Hollywood does not mean escaping typecasting and stereotypical ideals of beauty.
The Ballet Dancer (2013) Short Narrative 10 min. USA
Directed by Scott Eriksson
Starring Jeanne Sakata, Alex Wong, Jerry Ying, Jennifer Chang, Cindy Huang, erick Esteban, and Chayse Ying
Ballet dancer Sara, now a grandmother, has a life that revolves around the memory of her husband (and ballet partner), her love of dance, and her family. Facing the possibility of being moved into a nursing home by her children, Sara fights to continue living in her home where all her most cherished memories have come alive as part of her everyday life.
To Manong Carlos (2014) Short Documentary 16 min. USA
Directed by Adrian Ellis Alarilla
This video epistle dedicated to late writer and labor organizer Carlos Bulosan explores the historical as well as contemporary conditions of Filipino Americans.
Sriracha (2013) Short Documentary 33 min. USA
Directed by Griffin Hammond
Sriracha has earned a cult following, but the story of this spicy sauce is a mystery to most fans. Dedicated to Sriracha lovers, this fast-paced documentary travels around the globe to reveal its origin and the man behind the iconic 'rooster sauce.'
Q&A to follow with Hannah Watanabe-Rocco, Scott Ericksson, Adrian Ellis Alarilla, and Griffin Hammond
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