2016 Award Nominees

Retriever

Retriever

Korea | 26 min.
Narrative, Drama, Social Issues, Cultural

Lee Kwang is an illegal immigrant in Korea. He makes a living by stealing dogs from animal shelters and selling…

Fri, Nov 18 – 4:00PM Guam Museum Indoor Theatre

Syaahi

Syaahi

India | 30 min.
Narrative, Family, Youth

A young boy. A quaint hilly town. Everything that can go wrong will go wrong. Perhaps, that is what…

Sat, Nov 19 – 6:30PM Guam Museum Outdoor Theatre

Adi | At the Confluence

Adi | At the Confluence

India | 20 min.
Documentary, Cultural, Environmental, Social Issues

Through a series of encounters with the indegenious Adi people around the old town of Pasighat in the remote…

Thu, Nov 17 – 8:20PM Guam Museum Indoor Theatre

Smoke That Travels

Smoke That Travels

US | 13 min.
Documentary, Cultural, Social Issues, Human Rights

As a recently turned adult, filmmaker Kayla Briët explores her Prairie Band Potawatomi roots…

Thu, Nov 17 – 8:20PM Guam Museum Indoor Theatre

Joseon - Korea

Joseon – Korea

Japan | 15 min.
Documentary, Cultural, Social Issues

A nationless Korean girl from Japan studying in America searches, thinks, and discovers the meaning…

Thu, Nov 17 – 8:20PM Guam Museum Indoor Theatre

Under the Sun

Under the Sun

China | 19 min.
Narrative, Drama, Social Issues

One incident occurs, two families tangle. There’s nothing new under the sun.

Fri, Nov 18 – 4:00PM Guam Museum Indoor Theatre

Tadaima

Tadaima

US | 16 min.
Narrative, Drama, Cultural, Human Rights

George, Akiko, Kaori, and Kazuo return to their former house in the summer of 1945, following the end of World War…

Fri, Nov 18 – 4:00PM Guam Museum Indoor Theatre

Every Time We Say Goodbye

Every Time We Say Goodbye

Japan | 16 min.
Narrative, Comedy, Relationships

When a childless wife is diagnosed with terminal cancer, she and her husband embark on a journey to find Tsuchinoko…

Thu, Nov 17 – 3:40PM Guam Museum Indoor Theatre

Greener Grass

Greener Grass

US | 15 min.
Narrative, Comedy

In this dark comedy of manners, soccer moms Jill and Lisa seek the approval of their “friends” – at all costs.

Thu, Nov 17 – 3:40PM Guam Museum Indoor Theatre

Mahemir

Mahemir

Pakistan | 147 min.
Drama, Romance, Cultural, Poetry

The story follows the struggle of a contemporary poet and draw parallels with events in the life of…

Sun, Nov 20 – 1:40PM Guam Museum Indoor Theatre

Maverick

Maverick

Taiwan | 120 min.
Narrative, Crime, Drama, Suspense

There’s always an invisible line between right and wrong for newbie copy Yeh. Unlike his senior fellow…

Thu, Nov 17 – 5:55PM Guam Museum Indoor Theatre
Thu, Nov 17 – 6:30PM Guam Museum Outdoor Theatre

Free

Free

Croatia | 76 min.
Documentary, Social Issues, Human Rights, Relationships

Free follows the path to freedom of a group of people with intellectual disabilities that are locked away in…

Thu, Nov 17 – 2:00PM Guam Museum Indoor Theatre

K2 and the Invisible Footmen

K2 and the Invisible Footmen

Pakistan | 55 min.
Documentary, Social Issues, Human Rights, Cultural, Sports

The film chronicles the lives of the indigenous porters of Gilgit/Baltistan in Pakistan.

Fri, Nov 18 – 8:00PM Guam Museum Outdoor Theatre

Beast

Beast

Philippines | 90 min.
Narrative, Drama, Crime, Suspense

Deep in the slums of Manila, a young boxer’s life is changed forever when his father pressures him to cheat in a fight.

Fri, Nov 18 – 6:25PM Guam Museum Indoor Theatre

Chopin Nocturne Op.37, No.2 in G

Chopin Nocturne Op.37, No.2 in G

Taiwan | 39 min.
Narrative, Social Issues, Cultural

A girl , who gave up herself because of her broken , met a boy also broken, when they…

Fri, Nov 18 – 4:00PM Guam Museum Indoor Theatre
Sun, Nov 20 – 11:00AM Guam Museum Indoor Theatre

The Sister

The Sister

Philippines | 80 min.
Narrative, Experimental, Social Issues, Relationships

In the middle of the traditional moryonan rites observed every Holy Week in the island province of Marinduque, Mariana…

Sat, Nov 19 – 6:45PM Guam Museum Indoor Theatre

Kapatiran (Brotherhood)

Kapatiran (Brotherhood)

Philippines | 87 min.
Narrative, Experimental, Social Issues

With the deadly fraternity wars among Filipino youth as a starting point, “Kaptiran” becomes a cinematic essay about…

Sun, Nov 20 – 5:10PM Guam Museum Indoor Theatre

Mele Murals

Mele Murals

US | 67 min.
Documentary, Cultural, Art, Youth

Set against the resurgence of Hawaiian language and culture of the past twenty years, graffiti artists Estria…

Nov 16 – 8:05PM Guam Museum Indoor Theatre
Nov 16 – 8:15PM Guam Museum Outdoor Theatre
Nov 20 – 6:00PM Guam Museum Indoor Theatre

What Goes Around

What Goes Around

Guam | 10 min.
Narrative

A bouncing red ball gets thrown from its usual up and down lifestyle into a journey filled with adventure and discovery.

Sat, Nov 19 – 12:50PM Guam Museum Indoor Theatre

A Twist of Yarn

A Twist of Yarn

Guam | 14 min.
Narrative, Drama, Crime, Suspense

A married couple is taken into custody for questioning by local police for an old lady is reported as missing.

Sat, Nov 19 – 12:50PM Guam Museum Indoor Theatre

The Virgin Flower

The Virgin Flower

Guam | 6 min.
Mature Animation, Crime, Suspense

“Jacket” receives a message about a gang that has kidnapped an innocent young girl.

Sat, Nov 19 – 12:50PM Guam Museum Indoor Theatre

Group

Group

Guam | 15 min.
Narrative, Social Issues, Relationships, Youth

Based on a true story, Group expresses how Natalie struggles with depression and self-love.

Fri, Nov 18 – 7:10PM Guam Museum Outdoor Theatre
Sat, Nov 19 – 12:50PM Guam Museum Indoor Theatre
Sun, Nov 20 – 11:00AM Guam Museum Indoor Theatre

Ayotte' - Way of the Warrior Poet

Ayotte’ – Way of the Warrior Poet

Saipan | 4 min.
Narrative, Culture, Spoken Word

A spoken word poet is summoned by a call from his Chamoru “Taotao Mo’na” ancestors to take up the mantle of inspiring new generations of Ayotte’ poets.

Sat, Nov 19 – 12:50PM Guam Museum Indoor Theatre

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