LITTLE MANILA: Filipinos in California’s Heartland tells the immigrant story as Filipinos experienced it.
SIKHS IN AMERICA is a half hour documentary profiling the Sikh community in the United States. The program takes an in-depth look inside the Sikh community with its religious and cultural practices, social and family traditions, and economic and work life.
Everyone tells you that you can’t make a film by yourself. So true. But while it’s absolutely crucial to have a wonderful camera crew and editing team, it also really helps to have an awesome film organization (or two) backing you up. For this project, we have had amazing support from CAAM, and I want to spend some time bragging about them… (FYI, CAAM did not put me up to this; this is completely my own doing.)
Just added! A Battle of Wits, a spectacular epic drama starring Andy Lau, will screen on Saturday, March 15, 9:15pm at Castro Theatre.
The 54th Robert Flaherty Film Seminar will be held June 21-27, 2008 at Colgate University, Hamilton, New York. Guest curator Chi-hui Yang, Director of the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival, will program the seminar titled “The Age of Migration.”
Don’t miss this added film, which you won’t find on the printed guides: The world premiere of Amyn Kaderali’s romantic comedy Kissing Cousins.
Can’t wait for the SFIAAFF screening of Om Shanti Om? Check out the epic Jodhaa Akbar.
For those of you who have been keeping track of this blog about my film “Whatever It Takes”, let me first apologize for being a bad, bad blogger these past four weeks. I do have a decent excuse, though, because I was incredibly busy planning some fundraising events in three different cities. As someone who has never done this before, let’s just say that it was (and continues to be) a mighty difficult undertaking.
With documentary or even anthropological research, sometimes you hear about being an “objective”, fly on the wall… or I guess it also reaches into…
FRONTLINE/World and the National Minority Consortia (NMC) are collaborating on a joint call for proposals for an online series entitled “Abroad at Home”, part of FRONTLINE/World’s larger 2008 Election project called “The World is Watching”.