feature films

An ambitious student finds her path towards independence
challenged by an unexpected love in war-torn Ukraine.

Written and directed by Roxy Toporowych
Produced by Nilou Safinya
Edited by Ben Kim

imdb.com/title/tt6057574

  • 2016 IFP Labs (New York)

  • 2016 Gotham Awards (New York)
    Winner | Director Roxy Toporowych
    Calvin Klein Spotlight on Women Filmmakers ‘Live the Dream’ Grant

  • 2017 Seattle International Film Festival | Work-in-progress entry

  • 2017 Rooftop Films (New York) | Work-in-progress screening

  • 2018 Cleveland International Film Festival (Cleveland, OH)

  • 2018 Phoenix Film Festival (Phoenix, AZ)

  • 2018 Berkshire International Film Festival (Great Barrington, MA)

  • 2018 Seattle International Film Festival (Seattle, WA)

  • 2018 Woodstock Film Festival (Woodstock, NY)
    Winner | Best Director for World Cinema: Roxy Toporowych

  • 2018 Anchorage International Film Festival (Anchorage, AK)
    Winner | Best Feature

  • 2019 Snowdance Independent Film Festival (Landsberg am Lech, Germany)

  • 2019 Glasgow Film Festival (Glasgow, Scotland)

  • 2019 Sonoma International Film Festival (Sonoma, CA)
    Winner | Best Director: Roxy Toporowych

  • 2019 Julien Dubuque International Film Festival (Dubuque, Iowa)

  • 2019 International Festival of Independent Cinema OFF-Camera (Krakow, Poland)


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An injured foster youth makes a connection with a wheelchair-bound girl
as she and her grandfather help him take control of his life again.

Written and directed by Nadine Truong
Produced by Brian Yang & Artisha Mann-Cooper
Edited by Ben Kim

imdb.com/title/tt5186608

  • 2017 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival

  • 2017 Sunscreen Film Festival (St. Petersburg, FL)
    Winner | Best Feature
    Winner | Best Supporting Actress - Selenis Leyva (Orange Is The New Black)

  • 2017 New York Asian American International Film Festival (NYC)
    Winner | Audience Choice Award

  • 2017 Heartland Film Festival (Indianapolis, IN)

  • 2017 Boston Asian American Film Festival (Boston, MA)
    Winner | Audience Choice Award (Honorable Mention)

  • 2017 Hawaii International Film Festival (Honolulu, HI)

  • 2017 Napa Valley Film Festival (Napa, CA)

  • 2017 Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival (Philadelphia, PA)

  • 2018 Seattle Asian American Film Festival (Seattle, WA)

  • 2018 Women's International Film & Arts Festival (NYC)

  • 2018 Garden State Film Festival (Asbury Park, NJ)

  • 2018 CAAMFest (San Francisco, CA)

  • 2018 Bentonville Film Festival (Bentonville, AK)

  • 2018 Houston Asian American Pacific Islander Film Festival (Houston, TX)


DOCUMENTARIES

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Four young women enter the world of the professional “amateur” porn industry.

Directed by Jill Bauer & Ronna Gradus
Produced by Jill Bauer, Ronna Gradus and Rashida Jones
Motion Design by Ben Kim

imdb.com/title/tt4382552

  • 2015 Sundance Film Festival


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On the brink of getting cut, NY Knicks backup point guard, Jeremy Lin,
is given an opportunity to prove himself at Madison Square Garden.

Directed by Evan Jackson Leong
Produced by Brian Yang, Allen Lu, and Christopher C. Chen
Motion Design by Ben Kim

imdb.com/title/tt2359427

  • 2013 Sundance Film Festival

  • 2013 SXSW

  • 2013 Hong Kong International Film Festival