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ACM UHM & SHANGHAI UNIVERSITY NIGHT

Various Directors | 99 mins.

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Thursday, November 10 6:00 PM Dole Cannery A Date Passed
 

Films

SHANGHAI RICHES

SHANGHAI RICHES

Directed by: Kelsey Duvauchelle, Li Junhua, Qin Ranyue
2016 | 15 min. | Premiere: World Premiere

Three short films by three directors that explore wealth and worth in Shanghai, China.

MIGHTY WARD

MIGHTY WARD

Directed by: Kurt Noe
2016 | 2 min. | Premiere: Hawaii Premiere
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A short animated action comedy, where professional hero,Marshall Matter, puts his powerless sidekick, Ward, through a unorthodox training exercise to try and awaken Ward's true powers. After an encounter with a giant monster Ward receives his first call to action.

FLYING ON BICYCLE

FLYING ON BICYCLE

Directed by: Gao Jianming
2015 | 17 min. | Premiere: Hawaii Premiere
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Xia Yibing is a high school student, was born in a poor family,Xia Yibing and father to a bicycle so he can go to cram school.On the way to school, bike had been stolen.finally Xia Yibing scare away the person who robbed his bike, and he regained to own a bike.

RIVAL IN LOVE

RIVAL IN LOVE

Directed by: Jeanine Higa
2016 | 1 min. | Premiere: Hawaii Premiere
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Rival in Love is a comedic animated short about a prideful knight, Will, who wishes to gain the attention of the princess when a rival suitor, a haughty mage named Lars, challenges Will to see who is the better man for the princess. As the two begin to show off their abilities to one up the other, it isn’t the princess who ends up being impressed though.

BIRDS

BIRDS

Directed by: Li Wenjia
2015 | 14 min. | Premiere: International Premiere
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In Shanghai, there are countless couples struggling to make ends meet yet still possess a zest for life. In this story, we have a husband, a food cart owner, and a Peking Opera fanatic and his wife, a house keeper for a Peking opera professor. As a birthday surprise for her husband, his wife took a risk and snuck both of them into her employers house while he's away. however with celebrations underway, the professor provided the biggest surprise by coming home early…

FAMILY STORAGE

FAMILY STORAGE

Directed by: Benjamin Menor
2016 | 9 min. | Premiere: Hawaii Premiere
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The story of a boy with a rather unconventional upbringing.

THE PROTAGONIST

THE PROTAGONIST

Directed by: Liu Huijia
2016 | 13 min. | Premiere: International Premiere

DANCING TOGETHER

DANCING TOGETHER

Directed by: Yang Xiao
2015 | 17 min. | Premiere: United States Premiere

Nico runs an electric music radio station called BREAKIN’ BANANA at home. Having suffered from the social phobia, he has never been out of the house for 5 years and only gets his daily food through fishing the takeaway……

ALOHA VEGAS

ALOHA VEGAS

Directed by: Ai Okuno
2016 | 11 min. | Premiere: United States Premiere
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ALOHA VEGAS is a 11-minute bittersweet romantic dark comedy about a middle age couple from Hawaiʻi. When he is diagnosed with cancer, Rock, an easy-going heavy smoker convinces his cautious wife Lucy to travel to Las Vegas. With less than a week to live, he is willing to do anything to get wild and have fun.