AAPI Pride

AAPI Pride

Series, pilots and videos featuring Asian, Asian-American, and Pacific Islanders including immigrants, first-gen and many other communities from across the diaspora.

AAPI Pride
  • Cowboy Joe


    Joe just wants to be a cowboy, but no one believes him, especially not his father.

  • Glimpses of Existence


    Experimental/documentary short film by Francis DiClemente drops March 1, 2023.

    Glimpses of Existence is an experimental/documentary short film in the form of video collage. Using poetry and scenes captured with an iPhone—both before and during the pandemic—the film attempts to find meaning in t...

  • Compromise
    Movie + 1 extra


    Movie + 1 extra

    Short film by Rahul Nath now streaming on OTV.

    Three siblings with no parental support walk down their own road of destruction. A series of harsh events shakes the dynamics even more, when each sibling’s hidden lives are revealed to each other by accidental circumstances

  • KHAZANA (Treasured)

    1 season

    Series by Rahul Nath now streaming on OTV.

    Treasured tells the story of newlywed bride Vaidehi, who after undergoing emotional, mental and ultimately physical abuse takes a stand and sets out to take her revenge on those who destroyed her.

  • MUM
    Movie + 1 extra


    Movie + 1 extra

    Short film created by Shruti Tewari now streaming on OTV.

    When a suicidal teen runs into a grieving mother at the train tracks, an unspoken bond is forged.

    CONTENT WARNING: Suicide Prevention, Teen Mental Health

  • AGENTS OF CHANGE: Project Polymer

    Movie + 1 extra

    AGENTS OF CHANGE: Project Polymer is a spy-genre short film featuring transgender actors of color in one of the most popular cinema genres in the world. Agents Evelyn Quinn and Guy Longani are on a mission to expose a network of dirty politicians involved in an illegal plastic dumping scheme spea...

  • Prodigal Sun


    Soon after Evelyn realizes she is transgender, her parents sense she is simultaneously experiencing mental illness. As Evelyn struggles for independence, afraid of losing herself to her role in her nuclear family, her parents must fight to keep her safe. Prodigal Sun explores this conflict from b...

  • Been T/Here (S1, E3) - Suddenly, It All Changed

    E Armea builds architectural models in the day and community at night. Having sworn off dating white people years ago, he finds love where he least expects and is changed by the experience.

  • F*ck Stan
    1 season

    F*ck Stan

    1 season

    What happens when you try to f*ck with a f*ckboi? Follow three women as they find out their target is much more than originally thought.

  • Itchy IOUs
    Movie + 1 extra

    Itchy IOUs

    Movie + 1 extra

    Shot entirely within brightly-coloured constructed sets, Liang Luscombe’s new surreal situational comedy, Itchy IOUs (2020) follows two women, Fran and Sol, as they struggle with the twisted world of personal debt. Set in a parallel universe featuring puppets and giant mouths, Sol can’t stop her ...

  • United States of Aliens (U.S. Aliens)

    1 season

    An unfiltered look at the lives of 20-something "non-resident aliens” aka international post-grads Uduak and Rishita, and their failed attempts to culturally assimilate into everyday American life in Chicago, while they (legally) can.

    Created by Aalisha Sheth and Nikkita D.

  • Sweaty Scales
    Movie + 1 extra

    Sweaty Scales

    Movie + 1 extra

    Sweaty Scales created by Liang Luscombe

    In a world akin to the surreal vignettes of Peewee’s Playhouse, Sweaty Scales takes us through a series of portals to tell the story of a pair of lovers. Asian American advertising art director Lisa meets Oliver at his 30th birthday party in which he seduc...

  • Code-Switched

    1 season

    Code-Switched follows the interconnected lives of five South Asian-American friends trying to blaze their own trails in a world of fleeting relationships, high-expectations, and gentrified workplaces. Messy and constantly in a state of feeling “in-between,” the squad of Zara, Rahul, Priya, Joe, a...

  • Brown Girls

    1 season

    Brown Girls is an intimate story of the friendship between two women of color. While Leila and Patricia come from completely different backgrounds, their friendship is ultimately what they lean on to get through the messiness of their mid-twenties.

  • Filipino Fusions - Season 1

    Inside the Artist’s Kitchen in collaboration with Chicago artist Kiam Marcelo Junio began as a fresh web series and has evolved into a handmade artists cookbook featuring vegan recipes rooted in Filipino cuisine. Through a performance alter ego Jerry Blossom, Kiam shares rich insights to connect ...

  • Geeta's Guide to Moving On

    1 season

    Geeta Gidwani is an all-American girl hopelessly in love with her Indian-American Prince Charming until one day, he dumps her--after 10 years of dating. She's totally heartbroken, moves in with her Indian parents, and learns to move on with the help of her family and her best friend.

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  • You Should Know This By Now

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    In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, a series of Public Service Announcements (PSAs) from artists within our communities. Inspired by ‘The More You Know’ campaign, the current administration and Asians who think this is stuff you should know by now.

  • Damaged Goods

    1 season

    Barely surviving the city of Chicago, Damaged Goods centers around four messy young adults will experience a complete loss of self-identity, which propels them onto a path of uncertainty.

  • FOBia - Pilot

    An Indian immigrant woman adapts to life in America with her American roommate and Indian neighbor while dealing with cultural misunderstandings and general mayhem in FOBia.

    Written and created by Priya Mohanty.
    Directed by Reshmi Hazra Rustebakke.