A master by any measure, Kurosawa exploited the epic possibilities of the big screen while remaining grounded in a fundamental humanism. This three-month retrospective at the PFA is a chance to explore the full range of his fifty-year career.
DIRTY HANDS directed by Harry Kim opens May 21st at the Roxie Theatre.
Rialto Pictures presents RAN, the 27th film by legendary Japanese director Akira Kurosawa (Rashomon, Seven Samurai, Hidden Fortress) in a new 35mm print , opening June 4, 2010 at Landmark Theatres in San Francisco.
Celebrate the release of Hyphen’s 20th issue, Inside/Out with DJ Esquire, DJ Franchise and Citizen Ten.
Coffee House Press, the Manilatown Heritage Foundation, and APICC present a multimedia reading by Karen Tei Yamashita, from her new novel I HOTEL.
Cultural indigestion, color-blindness and inter-ethnic vertigo. Is there a cure? Is it treatable? Is it contagious? That’s what three women, Zahra, Thao and Coke — Iranian, Vietnamese and Okinawan/Japanese — try to find out.
So in case you missed out this past weekend with all the festivities and screenings up in San Francisco, our films still run through March 18th. Can’t make it out to SF before Thursday? Take a cinematic mulligan and head to Downtown San Jose.
SFIAAFF 2010 continues till March March 21st! See the best of new Asian American and Asian films. Don’t miss the STATE OF ALOHA, THE MOUNTAIN THIEF, GOD IS D_AD, A VILLAGE CALLED VERSAILLES, and much more. Check the SFIAAF 2010 website for the full schedule of films and events.
From intimate gatherings to lavish galas, the 11 days of the Festival afford a variety of ways to connect, mix and party! Don’t miss out on these rare moments to mingle with filmmakers, actors and other festival-goers!
Imagining Atrocity: Lu Chuan’s City of Life and Death and the Nanjing Massacre on Film. An illustrated talk by Michael Berry, Ph.D., UC Santa Barbara Contemporary Chinese Cultural Studies