Posts tagged with "LGBT"

  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. 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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  3. 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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  4. What to Watch: From the Mind of an Intern

    Posted October 13th, 2011 by in Uncategorized

    As a regular SDAFF festivalgoer the past three years, my favorite thing to do was to pick a film at random to attend and hopefully [usually] be blown away by inventive, original cinema that I typically wouldn’t be exposed to. This year, I was fortunate enough to be an intern on the programming team, where […]

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  5. 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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  6. 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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