FREE SCREENING & CATERED RECEPTION Unlocking a thirty-year-old mystery surrounding the first Vietnamese American reportedly assassinated on U.S. soil, Enforcing the Silence explores how the Vietnam War continued in America. Philadelphia Premiere Director Tony Nguyen scheduled to attend
Tuesday, November 8 2011 7:00 PM — 9:00 PM
FREE Catered Reception I Am is a personal and revealing film that journeys to a landscape where being gay was, until recently, a criminal and punishable offense. With courage, determination, and humor, families share untold stories that have thus far remained in the realm of secrecy and sile...
Monday, November 7 2011 6:30 PM — 8:30 PM
Closing Night Film & FREE Catered Reception with beer and non-alcoholic drinks A successful career woman meets an almost perfect man, but first has to contend with her not-so-perfect family in this winning romantic comedy starring Kelly Hu, best known for such action blockbusters as The Scorpion...
Sunday, November 6 2011 6:00 PM — 10:00 PM
PHILADELPHIA PREMIERE Over the mountains, hidden from the touristic beaches of Waikiki, a 19 year old Hawaiian slacker/skateboarder, Ralsto (newcomer Ryan Greer), wakes up to a day he will never forget, filled with responsibility, play and the harsh realities of life. One Kine Day will take ...
Sunday, November 6 2011 3:30 PM — 5:30 PM
FREE SCREENING, Filmmakers in attendance These films are short in length and long in vision Benny Director Huay-Bing Law An overweight teenager revisits a friend from his past - now a personal fitness trainer. Doctor Kong Director Alexis Neophytides The film follows New York plastic su...
Sunday, November 6 2011 1:00 PM — 3:00 PM
CENTERPIECE FILM - Explicit Content. Recommended for Ages 18+ Non-stop action. Murder. Sex. Beautiful women. A bad-ass antihero. Mystery. All of these elements combine to make the ultimate Asian-American neo-noir thriller in director David Ren’s (Shanghai Kiss) second feature film, The Girl from...
Saturday, November 5 2011 9:30 PM — 11:15 PM
PHILADELPHIA PREMIERE - Violent content. Recommended for Ages 18+ Justin (rapper Thai Ngo), a troubled teen looking for a way out of gang life, takes refuge at the home of his best friend Charlie (David Huynh), a rich Taiwanese kid who lives in the nice part of town. Caught in the midst of teena...
Saturday, November 5 2011 7:00 PM — 9:00 PM
SPECIAL FREE LIVE MUSIC & FILM EVENT! A group of artistically diverse, award-winning Chinese Canadian filmmakers was presented with a challenge: answer the question, “What is your Chinatown?” on film. The result is a collaboratively produced, multi-genre cinematic vision of Chinatown, where anyt...
Saturday, November 5 2011 5:00 PM — 6:15 PM
FREE SCREENING, Filmmakers in attendance Dark or quirky films with a modern feel The Potential Wives of Norman Mao Director Derek Nguyen Norman Mao is a 33 year old, unwed, virgin businessman from Hong Kong. Desperate to get him married, his parents take him on a journey across the globe t...
Saturday, November 5 2011 2:00 PM — 4:00 PM
TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE BOX OFFICE PHILADELPHIA PREMIERE Boldly fusing hip-hop dance battles, romance, and a cross-section of youth culture in contemporary Vietnam, Saigon Electric is a film bursting with energy, showcasing a strong, youthful artistic presence in the global metropolis of...
Friday, November 4 2011 9:15 PM — 11:15 PM