Posts tagged with "music"

  1. 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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  2. Interview with Hiram Chan, Jeff Mizushima, and Emily Yoshida, directors of SALAD DAYS

    Posted October 7th, 2011 by in Director Q&A

    SDAFF’s Brian Hu makes no secret his love for director Jeff Mizushima’s Etienne! (SDAFF ’09). Mizushima’s latest film SALAD DAYS, co-directed with Emily Yoshida and Hiram Chan, looks at infatuation in the time of Facebook. The following interview was conducted via email because Brian no longer has the facility to speak to people face to […]

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  3. Interview with Quark Henares, director of the musical comedy RAKENROL

    Posted October 3rd, 2011 by in Director Q&A

    SDAFF programmer Eric Lallana interviews director Quark Henares about his musical romantic comedy RAKENROL, which plays this year’s San Diego Asian Film Festival. How did the idea for RAKENROL come about? My dad owned a rock music radio station, so as early as the age of 12 I was hanging out with the greats and […]

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  4. What do Blowfish have to do with Music+Film? Everything.

    Posted September 28th, 2011 by in Uncategorized

    What exactly do Blowfish have to do with Music+Film? Why is one of our annual Festival parties named after a fish that puffs up when threatened (I’m no expert on sea animals…so don’t google that). Well, it’s my hope that after this insightful blog post, all those questions will be answered and so much more! […]

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  5. Interview with Dave Boyle and Goh Nakamura of this year’s Centerpiece Film SURROGATE VALENTINE

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

    Artistic Director Mye Hoang chats with director Dave Boyle and actor/musician Goh Nakamura about SURROGATE VALENTINE, this year’s Centerpiece Film, playing Sunday, October 23rd. The film, which world premiered at SXSW last spring and won the Audience Award at the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival, is Boyle’s third feature and Nakamura’s film debut. […]

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