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In celebration of Asian Heritage Month, Canada’s 150th Birthday and the 75th anniversary of Japanese Canadian Internment
A Dwarf’s Hideout (2016) – Alan Wong
- A Dwarf’s Hideout is about the Akimoto family and their quaint Japanese restaurant in the heart of French Manitoba, St. Boniface. They talk about Winnipeg, what life is like in the frozen city, and why, out of all the places in the world, they chose to raise their family there.
- VAFF Best Canadian Short Award 2016 nominee.
Vendetta (2016) – Kyle Wong
Plot: Thomas Leung is the top assassin—but his rival Adrian Kang challenges him to a sadisticgame for the title. When Thomas refuses, Adrian commits a heinous act against his only friend.Plagued with emptiness and consumed by vengeance, Thomas is thrust down a warpath, killingeveryone connected to Adrian to demonstrate what being an assassin truly means.
Official Selection Runner Up “Best Action Short” at the 2016 Action on Film International Film Festival in California and Official Selection at the 2017 Hollywood Dreamz International Film Festival.
Facing Injustice: The Relocation of Japanese Canadians to Manitoba (2017) – Aaron Floresco
- This documentary tells why Japanese Canadians were forcibly removed from the West Coast in 1942 and placed on sugar beet farms as labourers in Manitoba and finally settling in Winnipeg.
Alan Wong, Kyle Wong and Aaron Floresco will be in attendance to present their films.