Posts tagged with "documentary"

  1. TV Alert: LEFT BY THE SHIP on Independent Lens 07/08/12

    Posted July 2nd, 2012 by in Announcements

            A very heartfelt and touching documentary recently shown at our 2011 San Diego Asian Film Festival was Emma Rossi-Landi’s LEFT BY THE SHIP. If you missed out last Fall here’s another opportunity to view it this Sunday (07/08) at 11:30pm on KPBS.

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  2. Confessions of a SFIAAFF juror

    Posted March 17th, 2012 by in SDAFF Stories from SFIAAFF30

    Ah, the juror tell-all, one of the great genres of American prose. Imagine our culture without such literary monuments as Confessions of a “Rape Cop” Juror or The Private Diary of an O.J. Juror. These are the tales of justice and democracy that make America the fine, scandal-loving, celebrity-idolizing, quick-buck-scavenging nation it so dashingly is. […]

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  3. Inspirational Documentary, THE POWER OF TWO, wins Audience Award

    Posted November 2nd, 2011 by in Uncategorized

    Out of more than 600 films entered into competition for the 12th San Diego Asian Film Festival, organizers are proud to announce that this year’s audience selected the inspirational film, THE POWER OF TWO, as the Festival Audience Award Winner.  THE POWER OF TWO, directed by Marc Smolowitz, is a feature-length documentary about twin sisters […]

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  4. Short Films Programs: The Spice of Life is Variety, Part 1

    Posted October 19th, 2011 by in Director Q&A

    On behalf of the 2011 San Diego Asian Film Festival, I would like to briefly introduce you to three Short Films Programs, and two more in Part 2 of this series, that I believe you should check out this year. Though we bundle short films by specific themes, you will soon discover that what spices up the […]

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  5. Interview with S. Casper Wong, director of THE LULU SESSIONS

    Posted October 17th, 2011 by in Director Q&A

    Great documentaries have the power to capture a beautiful moment before it disappears forever. In the captivating – and often hilarious – LULU SESSIONS, filmmaker S. Casper Wong captures her final months spent with a best friend. The director talks to SDAFF about turning personal memories into a documentary that has played the world.  You […]

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  6. Interview with Emma Rossi-Landi, co-director of LEFT BY THE SHIP

    Posted October 10th, 2011 by in Director Q&A

    SDAFF executive director Lee Ann Kim chats with director Emma Rossi-Landi about her documentary (co-directed with Alberto Vendemmiati) about the untold plight of Filipino Amerasians. Congratulations on the success of your film, LEFT BY THE SHIP, which has been traveling to festivals around the world! Emma, tell us about Alberto and yourself and how you became co-directors […]

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  7. THE POWER OF TWO: Cystic Fibrosis is in SDAFF’S Backyard

    Posted October 7th, 2011 by in Uncategorized

    I recently had an interview with our fearless leader Lee Ann Kim for a series of articles I’m writing for several websites about the 12th Annual SDAFF. I had read over the large fold-out program to get a sense of what films were going to be featured at the film festival. Of course I had […]

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  8. Interview with Kathy Huang, director of TALES OF THE WARIA

    Posted October 4th, 2011 by in Director Q&A

    Artistic Director Mye Hoang chats with director Kathy Huang about her new documentary film TALES OF THE WARIA which reveals a transgender community in Indonesia. Huang also directed the short documentary Miss Chinatown USA which is part of the SDAFF DigiFest, an online streaming film festival available now until Dec. 31 on DramaFever. TALES OF […]

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  9. Interview with Sonali Gulati, director of the documentary I AM

    Posted September 29th, 2011 by in Director Q&A

    SDAFF programmer James Paguyo chats with director Sonali Gulati about her award-winning film I AM, which explores the struggles of gay and lesbians and their families in India. You were able to successfully weave together many personal stories from a number of different sources in the Indian LGBT community. Can you talk about the research […]

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  10. “Films, Sarcasm, and Indian Food.” – by Reel Voices Intern Marygian Rebullar

    Posted September 29th, 2011 by in Essays, Uncategorized

    One of the 10 Reel Voices 2011 interns, Marygian Rebullar, shares her experience of interacting with her Reel Voices mentor, Eric Byler, during her 12-week documentary filmmaking program. Marygian’s film will premiere as a free admission screening at 12pm on Sunday, October 23rd at the San Diego Asian Film Festival. During Reel Voices, all of […]

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