Perhaps no family has made a greater impact on Asian American media than the Nakamura family: Robert A. Nakamura, his wife Karen Ishizuka, and…
Director Jason Nou, discusses how tight pants inspired the creation of his short film HIP STAR.
Time, indigeneity, ideology, and audience are all touch upon in vlog #3 of our series on the The 56th Annual Flaherty Film Seminar. This video covers day 4 of our experience at Flaherty and features Amalia Cordova, Flaherty board member and programmer at the National Museum of the American Indian, as well as Filmmakers Akosua Adoma Owusu and Michael Glawogger.
Now here’s a project to get stabbed in the eye for. Just announced at Comic-Con, Will Eisner‘s acclaimed graphic novel about the New York City immigrant experience in the 1930s, “A Contract With God” will be adapted into a live action feature.
The 27th San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival opens with Lee Yoon-ki’s MY DEAR ENEMY, a breezy, pitch-perfect ride through the streets of Seoul and into the unsuspecting world of two ex-lovers, ENEMY brims with warmth and possibility while mining the magic, mystery and foibles of human relations.
It’s hard to believe, but I can finally announce that WHATEVER IT TAKES has been completed! At times, I never thought my film would be done. There was always another scene to shoot, another rough cut to edit, another technical detail to manage. But through it all we persevered, and now we are ready to show our film to the world.
OFFICIAL FESTIVAL LAUNCH PARTY! Be the first on your block to pick up the Festival program guide hot off the press, meet local filmmakers, and mix and mingle with fellow festival goers! Friday February 13 at 111 Minna Gallery.
SAVE THE DATE! March 12-22, SFIAAFF 2009
Asian Pacific American and Asian filmmakers are making history again at this year’s 2009 Sundance and Slamdance Film Festivals. For this year’s APA Filmmaker Reception join us at our NEW LOCATION at the Queer Lounge in Park City.
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…