Screen Asia: Spring Family Film Night At Astc

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Screen Asia: Spring Family Film Night At Astc
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Join us on the Festival Lawn for an evening of fun as we showcase short films for family enjoyment. Guests are invited to bring their own lawn chairs, blankets, and snacks. In case of inclement weather, the films will be screened indoors in the Edward Rudge Allen III Education Center.

Short Films:

"Decorations"
Japan, animation
Duration: 7 min.
Director: Mari Miyazawa
The night before a big feast, a bakery witnesses a newcomer’s bittersweet coming-of-age. Recommended for ages 4 and older.

"By Your Side"
Japan, animation
Duration: 6 min.
Language: English
Director: Tsuneo Goda
In the wake of a devastating earthquake, a little girl’s forgotten animals struggle to repair the damage. Recommended for ages 6 and older.

"Switch Man"
Taiwan, animation
Duration: 4 min.
Language: English
Director: Hsun-Chun Chuang, Shao-Kuei Tong
A man and his belt face off against a giant mantis. Recommended for ages 6 and older.

"Johnny Express"
South Korea, animation
Duration: 5 min.
Director: Woo Kyungmin
Will Johnny the Space Delivery Man deliver the goods or will he destroy the world? Recommended for ages 6 and older.

"Afternoon Class"
South Korea, animation
Duration: 4 min.
Director: Oh Seoro
A student plunges into delirium as he attempts to stay awake in class. Recommended for ages 8 and older.

"Hello from Malaysia"
USA, live action
Duration: 3 min.
Language: English and Malay
Director: Kira Bursky
When Aiman moves to the US from Malaysia, she acclimates to her new home with the help of a classmate. Recommended for ages 8 and older.

"Ravi and Jane"
India, live action
Duration: 14 min.
Language: English and Tamil
Director: Stuart O’Rourke
A Sri Lankan newcomer Ravi is welcomed by his classmate Jane. Recommended for ages 8 and older.

"Zero"
Australia, animation
Duration: 12 min., 32 sec.
Language: English
Director: Christopher Kezelos
Born into a world of numbers, an oppressed zero discovers that through determination, courage, and love, nothing can truly be something. Recommended for ages 13 and older for sensitive themes, including bullying, discrimination, and social exclusion.
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By: Asia Society Texas Center