Athena Productions, LLC is proud to announce the action/drama short film, The Other Side, an official selection for The Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival.

Set in the underground world of Asian organized crime, The Other Side explores themes of justice, revenge and morality. The focus of the story lies in determining how truth evolves as a by-product of perception.

The Other Side was directed by an award-winning Japanese director, Akiko Izumitani. Graduating from UCLA Film School, and currently living in Los Angeles; Akiko first earned recognition through her feature- length documentary, Silent Shame, about Japan’s dark history in WWII. Silent Shame won several awards including Best Feature in Beijing Movie Festival and The Best Political Movie in Action On Film International Film Festival.

The Other Side is starring (from left to right) Tanner Thomason (Sync), James Kyson (NBC: Heroes), Takato Yonemoto (47Ronin), Alfred Hsing (My Lucky Star), Y.J. Gold (Mortal Kombat: Legacy), Lawrence Kao (Max Steel), Peyton McDavitt (Killer Woman), Narisa Suzuki (Rideshare).
the other side talent collage

The film will be screened at Tateuchi Democracy Forum at JANM, 111 North Central Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012 on April 24, 2015 9:30 pm

The tickets and the trailer are at:

For more information, please email at: [email protected]

The Other Side Director: Akiko Izumitani Writer: Hunter Woo Producer: Akiko Izumitani, Hunter Woo, Jason Hampton Cinematographer: Daniel Cotroneo Editor: Daishi Takiishi Composer: Chris Heckman Production Designer: Stephanie Hass Copyright: Athena Productions LLC

The Other Side Trailer (60 sec) from Athena Productions LLC on Vimeo.