2017 Films

2017 Winners

 


A Feature Narrative

Never Forget
– Directed by Jon Bling


Feature Doc

Mele Murals
– Directed by Tadashi Nakamura


Short Doc

Massive Monkees: The Beacon
– Directed by Shannon Gee


Short Narrative

The Bird Who Could Fly
– Directed by Raphael Sbarge


Jason D. Mak Award for Social Justice

– WE HAVE A TIE!!!–

Never Give Up! Minoru Yasui and the Fight for Justice
– Directed by Holly Yasui and Will Doolittle

Resistance at Tule Lake
– Directed by Konrad Aderer

2017 NOMINATED FILMS

A Feature Narrative
  • Blasian Narratives, directed by Jivan Atman
  • Never Forget, directed by Jon Bling
  • Tatara Samurai, directed by Yoshinari Nishikori
Feature Doc
  • All Our Father’s Relations, directed by Alejandro Yoshizawa
  • Mele Murals, directed by Tadashi Nakamura
  • Mixed Match, directed by Jeff Chiba Stearns
  • Resistance At Tule Lake, directed by Konrad Aderer
Short Doc
  • Massive Monkees: The Beacon, directed by Shannon Gee
  • Coming Full Circle: The Journey of a Transgendered Korean Adoptee, directed by Larry Tung
Short Narrative
  • Beta
  • Fractured
  • Seppuku
  • The Bird Who Could Fly, directed by Raphael Sbarge
  • Picture Taipei
Jason D. Mak Award for Social Justice
  • All Our Father’s Relations, directed by Alejandro Yoshizawa
  • Blasian Narratives, directed by Jivan Atman
  • I Am Chamorro, directed by Pale Eric
  • Light, directed by Tatsu Aoki
  • Never Give Up! Minoru Yasui and the Fight for Justice, directed by Holly Yasui and Will Doolittle
  • Resistance at Tule Lake, directed by Konrad Aderer
Special Mentions