Director: Cathy Yan
Cast: Ella Jay Basco, Ali Wong, François Chau
Writer: Christina Hodson
Synopsis: After splitting up with The Joker, Harley Quinn and three other female superheroes – Black Canary, Huntress and Renee Montoya – come together to save the life of a little girl (Cassandra Cain) from an evil crime lord.
Why Open: Cathy Yan is the first Asian Woman to direct a superhero film in history, after having incredible indie film and cross-continental success. In addition, she’s gone the length to cast a superiorly Asian cast in Ella, Ali, and Francois. Moreover, hapa Taiwanese writer, Christina Hodson, who recently penned the incredible Bumblebee, is writing Birds of Prey.
Author: Jenny Han
Cast: Lana Condor, Ross Butler, Janel Parrish, Sarayu Blue
Synopsis: Lara Jean and Peter have just taken their relationship from pretend to officially official when another recipient of one of her old love letters enters the picture.
Cast: Hayden Szeto, Ravi Patel
Synopsis: A traveling nurse takes three disabled men on a road trip to Montreal so they can lose their virginity at a brothel.
Why Open: Starring two of the most impressionable and relatable actors, Hayden Szeto and Ravi Patel, Come As You Are has swept the Audience Jury prizes at several film festivals while meaningfully highlighting the differently-abled community. The film will debut in theatres and can be pre-ordered on Apple: https://apple.co/36I4Poo.
Cast: Dante Basco
Synopsis: A female sports drama set in the world of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA).
Director: Emily Ting
Screenplay: Emily Ting
Cast: Anna Akana, Lynn Chen, Kelly Hu, Richard Ng, Akemi Look
Synopsis: When spoiled rich girl Sasha Li blows through most of her trust fund, she is cut off by her father and forced to go back to China and work for the family toy business.
Director: Alan Yang
Writer: Alan Yang
Cast: Christine Ko, Fiona Fu, Tzi Ma, Joan Chen, James Saito, Hayden Szeto, Voda Wong, Cindera Che, Kuei-Mei Yang, Hong-Chi Lee, Raymond Ma, Cindy Im, Yo-Hsing Fang
Synopsis: In this poignant multi-generational drama, Pin-Jui (Hong-Chi Lee) is a free-spirited yet impoverished young Taiwanese factory worker, who makes the difficult decision to leave his homeland – and the woman he loves – behind in order to seek better opportunities in America. But years of monotonous work and an arranged marriage devoid of love or compassion leave an older Pin-Jui (Tzi Ma) a shadow of his former self. Unable to sympathize with his daughter Angela (Christine Ko) and at risk of living out his retirement in solitude, Pin-Jui must reconnect with his past in order to finally build the life he once dreamed of having.
Cast: Dave Bautista, Ken Jeong
Synopsis: A hardened CIA operative finds himself at the mercy of a precocious 9-year-old girl, having been sent undercover to surveil her family.
Writer: Alice Wu
Director: Alice Wu
Cast: Leah Lewis, Collin Chou
Synopsis: A shy, introverted, Chinese-American, straight-A student finds herself helping the school jock woo the girl they both secretly love. In the process, each teaches the other about the nature of love as they find connection in the most unlikely of places.