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“Tried and True:” A Night of Asian-Made Short Films


Join CMU IFF, aKDPHI, Screenshot Asia, UPitt Asian Studies Center, and Big Straw Magazine for a night of short films produced by Asian filmmakers! The event takes place Wednesday, November 9 at 7 PM, and will be accompanied by a keynote presentation from Milky Tran.

Location: McConomy Auditorium, in the Jared L. Cohon University Center (5000 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213)

Keynote Speaker: Milky Tran
Milky Tran is a 24-year-old Vietnamese-American writer, director, and editor based in Los Angeles. Tran is a Pittsburgh native and a Point Park alum with a BFA in Cinema Production, and was nominated in the Asian American International Film Festival’s “Ones to Watch” Category. She also worked as a film fellow for the DB Frieze LA Film Award with Endeavor Content and Ghetto Film School. Currently, Tran works as Staff Director at Jubilee Media and is a mentee of the Unlock Her Potential mentorship program. Tran’s films center around women of color protagonists as they maneuver life and love, as well as take an intimate look at the Asian Diaspora.