2016 Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Short Filmmaking Award, Cinema Eye Honors
2015 Golden Dragon Award for Best Short Film, Krakow Film Festival, Poland
2015 Best Documentary Short, CineMigrante Film Festival, Buenos Aires
2015 Best Documentary and Best of the Fest Jury Prize, Nevada City Film Festival

2015 Honorable Mention for Best Short Documentary, Ashland Independent Film Festival
2015 APCA Short Film Award, CAAMFest
2015 Best Film by Young Jury in International Competition & Special Jury Prize in International Competition, CURTACINEMA, Rio de Janeiro
2016 RAW Film Fest Jury Award

2015 Saatchi & Saatchi New Directors' Showcase, Cannes Lion, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
2016 D&AD Next Direct Award, Shortlist

2015 Milano International Film Awards Nominee
2014 IDA Documentary Award Nominee
2015 Sundance Film Festival

2015 PBS National Broadcast, POV Series
2015 New York Times Op-Docs
2016 Short of the Week
2016 The Atlantic
2015 San Francisco Film Society Online Showcase

2016 National Geographic Short Film Showcase
2014 DOK Leipzig
2015 True/False Film Festival
2015 Camden International Film Festival (CIFF)

2015 Los Angeles Film Festival (LAFF)
2015 Rooftop Films Summer Series

2015 San Francisco International Film Festival (SFIFF)
2015 Big Sky Documentary Film Festival
2015 Cinequest Film Festival
2015 Newport Beach Film Festival
2015 Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF)

2015 Sydney Film Festival
2015 United Nations Association Film Festival (UNAFF)
2015 Montenegro Film Festival
2014 Pravo Ljudski Film Festival, Sarajevo
2015 Krakow Film Festival, Poland
2015 Message to Man Film Festival, St. Petersburg
2015 CineMigrante Film Festival, Buenos Aires
2015 Take One Action, Glasgow
2015 Docudays UA International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, Kyiv
2015 Human Rights Arts and Film Festival, Melbourne
2015 Documentamadrid, Madrid
2015 Ethnografilm, Paris
2015 Leiden International Short Film Experience (LISFE), Netherlands
2015 Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam

2015 Florida Film Festival
2015 Nantucket Film Festival
2015 Nashville Film Festival
2015 Sarasota Film Festival

2015 Eastern Oregon Film Festival
2015 Treefort Film Festival
2015 Nevada City Film Festival
2015 Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema
2015 Denver Film Festival

2015 SOMArts Gallery
2015 The Atlantic Video Series, Editor's Pick
2015 Backyard Films
2015 Santa Fe Independent Film Festival
2015 Hot Springs Film Festival
2015 Alaska Airlines Short Film Series
2015 Tallgrass Film Festival
2015 Austin Asian American Film Festival
2015 Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival
2016 Kinoscope Shorts Series, New York
2016 Tampere Film Festival, Finland
2016 Catchlight Series
2016 RIDM+
2016 Frontline Club
2016 Medina del Campo Film Festival
2016 Mecal International Short Film and Animation Festival of Barcelona
2016 Maryland Film Festival
2016 Art Film Fest, Slovakia

2016 Proyector Videoartfestival
2016 FilmMixer Festival, Slovenia
2016 San Diego Asian Film Festival
2016 Shnit International Short Film Festival, Switzerland
2016 Viddsee
Filmothek Festival, Germany

2017 Audience Award for Best Short Documentary, SF DocFest
2017 Best Documentary Short, Pacific Film Movement

2018 National Headliner Award Winner Second Place
2018 Curator's Choice Award, Wandering Reel Traveling Film Festival

2017 Tribeca Film Festival
2017 New York Times Op Doc
2018 PBS POV National Broadcast
2018 Aeon Video
2017 Short of the Week
2018 Aspen ShortsFest
2018 Sarasota Film Festival
2018 Ashland Independent Film Festival

2018 Rooftop Films Summer Series
2017 New Orleans Film Festival
2017 Camden International Film Festival
2017 The DocYard
2017 Palm Springs ShortFest
2018 Big Sky Film Festival
2017 San Diego Asian Film Festival
2018 Human Rights Arts & Film Festival

2017 Walla Walla Movie Crush
2018 Reel Women UK
2017 Backyard Films
2017 15 Short Film Festival

2017 No Violence Award, Ann Arbor Film Festival
2017 Cinequest Film Festival
2017 Atlanta Film Festival

2016 Vimeo Staff Pick
2016 Field Of Vision
2016 SFFS Field Of Vision Showcase

2016 DOC NYC

2016 BAMcinemaFest
2016 San Francisco Film Society Doc Stories
2016 True/False Film Festival
2016 Ann Arbor Film Festival

2016 Los Angeles Film Festival
2016 Telluride Mountainfilm
2016 Camden International Film Festival
2016 Ashland Independent Film Festival
2016 Images Festival, Toronto
2016 Big Sky Documentary Film Festival
2016 San Diego Asian Film Festival
2016 Denver Film Festival
2017 Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian Native Cinema Showcase

2015 Spirit Award for Best Short Documentary, Brooklyn Film Festival
2015 Hot Docs Film Festival
2016 FIFE
2015 Big Sky Documentary Film Festival
2015 CAAMFest
2015 Brooklyn Film Festival

2015 AIASF Architecture + The City Festival
2015 Imagine Science Film Festival, Museum of Natural History

2014 Black Maria Film Festival, Director's Choice Award 3rd Prize
2014 San Francisco Film Society, Beyond Film School Showcase, Special Jury Mention
2014 Visionfest, Independent Vision Award Nominee for Social Consciousness

2015 Truly CA, KQED Public Television Broadcast
2014 DOC NYC

2015 Big Sky Documentary Film Festival
2015 Cinequest Film Festival
2014 SF DocFest
2014 San Francisco Frozen Film Festival
2014 Ivy Film Festival
2014 Los Angeles International Student Film Festival
2014 deadCenter Film Festival
2014 NewFilmmakers Los Angeles
2014 Red Rock Film Festival
2014 Stanford University Exhibit - Animals in the Moving Image: A Documentary Film Series
2015 Anthology Film Archives Winter Series