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  1. Interview with Patrick Wang, director of the film IN THE FAMILY

    Posted October 20th, 2011 by in Director Q&A

    SDAFF programmer Eric Lallana chats with Patrick Wang, director, writer, co-producer, and lead actor of the riveting custody drama IN THE FAMILY.   How did the idea of the film come about? A couple years ago, I met Evan Wolfson. He’s a civil rights attorney unlike any lawyer I’ve ever met. He was talking about […]

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  2. Interview with Kimberly-Rose Wolter, writer/producer/star of KNOTS

    Posted October 16th, 2011 by in Director Q&A

    Programmer Eric Lallana chats with writer-producer-actress Kimberly-Rose Woltor about her Hawaii-set romantic comedy KNOTS, directed by Michael Kang. What was the inspiration behind KNOTS and how long was the journey from writing the story to making it a movie? I really wanted to write a fun, sweet story. I was coming off of TRE which […]

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Interview with Bertha Bay-sa Pan, director of this year’s opening night film ALMOST PERFECT

    Posted September 14th, 2011 by in Director Q&A

    It’s been nearly a decade since your breakthrough first feature FACE premiered. What have you been up to, and how did it lead to ALMOST PERFECT? Bertha Bay-sa Pan: I set up my own production company Slew Pictures. We produced award-winning writer/director Annette Apitz’s first feature Fighting Fish, starring Val Emmich and Halley Feiffer, currently […]

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