In Theatres

SFFS presents Cinema By the Bay

From October 22 – 25 the San Francisco Film Society’s inaugural Cinema by the Bay festival will celebrate the passion, innovation and diversity of Bay Area filmmaking.

4th KAFFNY 2010 Call for Submissions

The 4th Annual Korean American Film Festival New York is scheduled for February 27th 2010 at TheTimesCenter. KAFFNY is now accepting short film submissions from filmmakers of Korean descent and of any nationality through November 30.

New Release on DVD: KABEI

New on DVD, KABEI from Strand Releasing Home Entertainment. Based on acclaimed Japanese novelist Teruyo Nogami’s memoirs and directed by prolific multi award-winner Japanese director Yôji Yamada, both longtime collaborators of Akira Kurosawa.

Frameline’s Latest Home Video: ASIAN QUEER SHORTS

queer_shorts.gifFrameline’s latest home video, ASIAN QUEER SHORTS is now available for purchase. ASIAN QUEER SHORTS is a sexy compilation of the best of Asian shorts from Frameline featuring: Still, Last Full Show, Dissolution of Bodies, A Crimson Mark, and Yellow Fever.

India’s Film Festival of Hope 2009

Asha for Education hosts the annual FILM FESTIVAL OF HOPE on August 15 from 1pm – 12am in San Francisco. Through blockbuster Bollywood films thought-provoking documentary films, and a festive atmosphere, the festival will paint a picture for improving the lives of underprivileged kids in today’s India.

Now Available on DVD

Check out these festival favorites that have been recently released on DVD! A Thousand Years of Good Prayer, Princess of Nebraska, Santa Mesa, and Sita Sings the Blues are now available for home viewing.