Vancouver Asian Film Festival Nov 1 to 4 with Mina Shum for opening night

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

A
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”
Featuring:

– Canadian-Chinese by Director/Writer/Producer: Felix Cheng

– 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 

Canadian-Chinese by Director/Writer/Producer: Felix Cheng


Between: Living In The Hyphen

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