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Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival Announces 188 Outstanding Films For 2012 Edition Presented By Visual Communications
Southern California.s Largest Asian Film Festival Runs May 10 . 20, 2012, Will Present 188 Films From
Over 20 Countries Featuring World Premieres, Sneak Previews; Showcasing Documentaries and Narratives
Focusing on the Voices of Asian Americans and Asian Peoples from Around the World.
The Launch of the C3: Project Market and the Vc Film Development Fund
Centerpiece Presentations, SXSW favorite Sunset Stories, Directed by Ernesto Foronda and Silas Howard; Sundance Winner Valley Of Saints directed by Musa Syeed. Saturday Night Gala Yes, We.Re Open, directed by Festival Alum Richard Wong.
Joyful Reunion Directed by Tsao Jui Yuan, Selected as Closing Night Gala Presentation.
Visual Communications (Vc), the nation.s premier Asian Pacific American media arts center, announced its »
- Melissa Howland
He may actually have a gold statuette on his mantelpiece, and therefore less to complain about than wholly unawarded contemporaries like Todd Haynes and Mike Leigh, but Ang Lee's Oscar history is a curiously spotty and compromised one -- repeatedly following a pattern of apparent goodwill on the industry's part, followed by the Academy unceremoniously pulling the rug from under his feet. Following two consecutive losses in the Best Foreign Language Film race in the mid-1990s -- one of which, for the popular family-and-food drama "Eat Drink Man Woman," qualified as a semi-surprise -- the Taiwanese native returned the very next »
- Guy Lodge
Ang Lee's 1994 classic film Eat Drink Man Woman is a wonderful drama that perfectly combines the themes of food, love and family. The film's producer Hsu Li-Kong (Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon) has now collaborated with director Tsao Jui-Yuan to bring us the sequel, Joyful Reunion. The strong cast includes Kuei Ya-lei (the original Eat Drink Man Woman and another Ang Lee classic The Wedding Banquet), Huo Siyan (who starred in My Name Is Fame that gave actor Lau Ching Wan his first ever Best Actor Award at the Hong Kong Film Awards), Lan Zheng-Long (Night Market Hero) and Kenneth Tsang (recently seen to steal the show in Overheard 2). Synopsis: People once said, love is like flavour; once you have a taste of it, you will »
The curatorial project film festival organised by Katha Centre for Film Studies will be held over five weekends starting February 18, 2012. The festival will have day-long screenings curated by five participants of the Katha workshop on film curatorial practices held in 2011. The venue for this festival is Whistling Woods International, Mumbai.
For February 18, screenings have been curated by Srajana Kaikini, an architect from Delhi on the theme ‘Familiar Strangers’: Exploring how communities are constantly in conversation with each other. To probe unknown bonds between unknown, the unseen crowd and the connected individual.
For February 24-25, Afrah Shafiq, who works with Majlis has curated the screenings on the theme ‘A Bit of I, A Bit of Me’: Works where »
4 items from 2012
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