Asian Stories

Asian Stories

Series, pilots and video featuring East and South Asian stories, including immigrants, first-gen and many other communities from across the diaspora.

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

    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 ...

  • Sweaty Scales

    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...

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

    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.

  • 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

    12 videos

    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

    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.