Saturday March 14, 2009
12:00 – 9:30pm
Japan Peace Plaza
The SFIAAFF is thrilled to announce the return of Festival Forum, a day-long fair of in the Japantown Peace Plaza! Enjoy the festival in a whole new way with music and dance performances, interactive activities, and free screenings!
Presented in conjunction with the Festival’s usual offerings of film screenings, the Festival Forum will feature a Japanese-American bluegrass guitarist, a Brazilian drum ensemble, rock bands and breakdancers performing live on stage, as well as booths with interactive experiences via social networking websites. Two winners from the Festival’s annual Do-It-Yourself Music Video contest, provided by Locus at KSW, will be screening at the Plaza, and the ever-popular Festival program Music Videos Asia will return as a free screening in the Plaza, followed by a presentation of the wacky Japanese film, BIG MAN JAPAN!!!!
Eth-noh-tec: Asian American Kinetic Story Performance
Live Music Performances by:
Cast of Thousands
Dance Performance by Hung Dynasty
Free Outdoor Screening of Hitoshi Matsumoto’s BIG MAN JAPAN (Dainipponjin, Japan, 2007) at 8pm.