Misa reviews Clint Eastwood’s latest creation “Gran Torino,” in which Eastwood plays an aging white resident in a neighborhood now populated by Hmong families.
Last month, something happened which reminded me that I’m not just making a film. In documentary, we’re not just dealing with footage that we shot a few months ago; we’re dealing with individuals whose lives continue evolve. This is real life, and sometimes things change for the better, sometimes for the worse. In this case, it was definitely the latter…
In THE LAST GHOST OF WAR, we meet victims who are plaintiffs in a class action suit against 32 U.S. chemical companies. These Vietnamese victims are seeking compensation and justice. The question is were these dioxin-laden herbicides chemical weapons? And if so, who should be held accountable in the wake of what was arguably the largest chemical warfare operation in history?
On February 12th and 13th in Washington DC, The Center for Social Media invites established as well as aspiring filmmakers, non-profit communications leaders, funders, and students to our fifth annual Making Your Media Matter conference where we will explore the theme: Ethics, Money and Mission.
Highlights and updates from last year’s hot docs! Read it here…
Geraldine catches up with the Narrative filmmakers of the 2008 SFIAAFF to find out where their films have been since last year’s fest.
BABY, directed by Juwan Chung and the Official Selection during the 25th San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival, will be screening for one week starting December 12, 2008 at 4 Star Movie Theatre. Often described as the Asian American BOYZ N THE HOOD, Baby is a startling slice of urban gangland life quite any Asian American film to date.