If world journey is a theme of the festival, time travel was the motif of this weekend at the SFIAAFF.
“So it begins!” said my friend Chihiro. The 26th annual SFIAAFF has been launched, and we’re on board for a fantastic ride. An incredible journey awaits.
We will be using Yahoo! Live to broadcast live on www.asianamericanmedia.org from SFIAAFF events. You will be able to people watch as well as chat with festival goers and maybe ask a question to a filmmaker or two.
Get out your party shoes! Opening Night starts tomorrow night, 7pm March 13th at the Castro Theatre with A Thousand Years of Good Prayers followed by the Gala at the Asian Art Museum.
Up to twenty scholarships will be offered to station-based and independent producers for an intensive seven-day, hands-on training seminar at WGBH in Boston, June 21 – June 27, 2008.
WETA News Academy 2008 is an intensive, five day residential course designed to offer applicants experience in the practical and technical capabilities of contemporary local news gathering and reporting, both on TV and online. Participants will explore the underlying principles of modern news programming with some of the nation’s premier journalists and producers.
Among B-Boys is smashin’ your average B-boy vids! But here’s a few that might be able to compete… It’s been a long time… I shouldn’t have left you, without some dope films to step to! films to step to! Since it’s SFIAAFF time, here’s 3 B-Boy related films I want to see…
A partial list of filmmakers and actors attending SFIAAFF has been announced. They include: John Cho (Harold & Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay; West 32nd), Adinia Wirasti (Three Days to Forever) and Daniel Wu (Blood Brothers).
Live bands, breakdancers, a ping pong challenge, a free outdoor screening of Hayao Miyazaki’s The Castle of Cagliostro, and much more.