Mix and mingle with APA filmmakers and industry guests over delicious hors d’oeuvres & drinks. Held in conjunction with the 30th annual Independent Film Week in NYC (formerly IFP Market).
Many award winning documentaries have emerged from the San Francisco Bay Area. In recognition of this fine documentary tradition, The San Francisco Foundation invites accomplished film/video/digital media artists to apply to The San Francisco Foundation Bay Area Documentary Fund for early production support.
By Misa Oyama
Last month an Asian American protest against Sacramento’s free public screening of Breakfast at Tiffany’s led to the film’s cancellation. Although the film is famous for Audrey Hepburn’s starring role, it also includes Mickey Rooney in a minor role as a buck-toothed Japanese landlord.
Sip earthy tea inside a mammoth atmospheric, communal space, which celebrates the centuries-old nomadic trade and travel of the Silk Routes. Elsewhere in the museum, taste teas from India, Persia, and Tibet or those along China’s Tea and Horse Roads. TEA & SPICE takes place at the Asian Art Museum on September 4th at 5:30pm.
National Minority Consortia fellow, Rhonda LeValdo, reports from Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, Kansas focusing on the presidential race and how federal funding for education impacts many students on campus.
Check out this PSA video from CAUSE ( Center for Asian Americans United for Self Empowerment ) featuring George Takei, Kelly Hu and George Huang.
Pacific Film Archive presents UNKNOWN PLEASURES: The Films of Jia Zhangke. Viewers wishing to understand China’s vast changes during the last decade, those seeking arguably the most important, critically acclaimed director of our era, should start in one place: the films of Jia Zhangke. UNKNOWN PLEASURES film series screens from September 12 – October 17, 2008 at the Pacific Film Archive.