Posts tagged with "romantic comedy"

  1. 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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  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 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. 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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  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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