APA Heritage Month Broadcasts May 2009

In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, PBS will be broadcasting stories that reflect the diversity of the Asian American experience. ITVS, American Masters, WETA, and Independent Lens will be co-presenting APA programs throughout May 2009. Check local listings for exact times and dates.

Best Fest Photo Contest Winner Announced!

Best Fest Photo Contest Winner Announced!

Congratulations to EVERETT CHAN, grand prize winner of the Best Fest Photo Contest! Everett wins two roundtrip tickets to Las Vegas, a three night stay at the Wynn Las Vegas and a $500 Macy’s shopping spree, courtesy of Southwest Airlines, Wynn Las Vegas and Macy’s!

SFIAAFF '09 Student Delegate – Silence, Love

I’m writing this from my uncle-in-law’s house in San Leandro, squeezing in some time with my fourth aunt and her daughter, visiting from Arizona. In the hour after I arrived at San Leandro’s BART station shortly before 10 PM, my aunt called my fifth aunt and her children in Seattle, talked about her health, my fourth aunt’s health, my grandmother’s health, then called my grandfather in Saigon’s Chinatown.