Vancouver Asian Film Festival Nov 1 to 4 with Mina Shum for opening night
There will be lots of intercultural goodies at the 10th Anniversary Vancouver Asian Film Festival.
I always particularly enjoy the opening night and the panel discussions.
Check out the Festival events including great programs such as:
Wed. Nov. 1st, 7:00 PM
Mina Shum: A Writer’s Journey
quick look inside the creative and professional process of Mina Shum,
award-winning screenwriter. Sharing her screenwriting tools and tips,
and using clips from her films, Shum will examine what it takes to turn
an idea into a successful screenplay. This session will also include a half hour Q & A.
Thur. Nov. 2nd, 7:30 PM – OPENING NIGHT
PUBLIC BATH directed by Tak Hoon Kim and In Pyo Hong. A precocious
toddler’s joyful visit to the bathhouse with his father is saddened by
a glimpse into the inevitable future.
JOURNEY FROM THE FALL – directed by Ham Tran. A
young son recreates his favorite story through drawings as a means to
will his father to survive the tortures of prison camp.
Saturday Nov. 4th 11am
canadianasian “Canadian Asian vs. Asian Canadian”
– Between: Living In The Hyphen by director/writer Anne-Marie Nakagawa (42 minutes)
– panel discussion Part 1:
Canadian Asian vs. Asian Canadian: Politically Correct Labels with panelists Glenn Deer, Alexis Kienlen, Chris Lee, Craig Takeuchi