Posts tagged with "Jiro Dreams of Sushi"

  1. Upcoming Movies: Legendary Sushi Chef, Beatles Song and 30 Floors of Hell

    Posted March 19th, 2012 by in Announcements

    The next two weeks will have some movies opening in San Diego with two 2011 SDAFF alums plus a racy Action/Thriller from Indonesia that has been setting quite a buzz on the film festival circuit. Closing things out is the documentary that won the grand jury prize at SDAFF 2010.

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  2. SDAFF at the 2012 Palms Springs International Film Festival

    Posted January 10th, 2012 by in Uncategorized

    The Palm Springs International Film Festival is a miracle of an event. Somehow they made it work. Positioned after the Golden Globe nominations are announced and before the Oscar nom ballots are due, while stationed in an area with a lot of Academy voters and a lot of film buffs with time on their hands, […]

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  3. SDAFF on Air

    Posted October 20th, 2011 by in Uncategorized

    Last week, Executive Director Lee Ann Kim and I visited the KSDS studios to chat with Dave Drexler on his show Inside Art. Check out our 19-minute session, during which we talked about the origins of SDAFF, recent transformations in Asian cinema, and some highlights of this year’s festival. And earlier this week, I swung […]

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  4. Come for the Films, Stay for the Food

    Posted October 18th, 2011 by in Announcements

    We’ve got big parties for everyone, but also smaller, more intimate receptions attached to individual films. The following programs come with not only an incredible film experience, but also food or drink! Thursday, Oct. 20: After the 7:00pm screening of ALMOST PERFECT, hang out with the cast and crew at Maria Maria Restaurant from 9pm […]

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  5. Interview with David Gelb, director of this year’s closing night film JIRO DREAMS OF SUSHI

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

    SDAFF executive director Lee Ann Kim chats with director David Gelb about his documentary on Jiro Ono, the 85-year-old sushi master Sukiyabashi Jiro. Congrats on such a wonderfully delectable documentary! We are excited to close our film festival with JIRO DREAMS OF SUSHI. Tell us about yourself as a filmmaker and how you found 85-year-old master […]

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