Archive for April, 2010

Free Community Cinema Screenings in May!

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

Community Cinema is a a free monthly screening series of Independent Lens films, offered in over 50 cities throughout the U.S.

A few Community Cinema events will feature special guests from the film: ROCHESTER, NY Tues. May 18 @ 7pm, WXXI Studios, Mimi Nguyen will attend more details HOUSTON, TX Tues. May 18 @7pm, Rice Cinema, Father Vien will attend more details PHILADELPHIA, PA Sat. May 22 @7pm, Asian Arts Initiative, Director S. Leo Chiang will attend more details OAKLAND, CA Wed. May 19 @ 630pm, Oakland Asian Cultural Center, Director S. Leo Chiang will attend SAN FRANCISCO, CA Tues. May 18 @545pm, San Francisco Main Public Library, Koret Auditorium, Director S. Leo Chiang will attend All other Community Cinema Screenings will include a free screening and panel discussion. For complete information, visit Independent Lens. ARIZONA Tucson, Sun. May 16,@2pm, Valencia Branch Library more details Tucson, Fri. May 21 @4pm, Miller-Golf Links Branch Library more details Tucson, Th. May 13 @9am, Quincie Douglas Branch Library more details CALIFORNIA Aliso Viejo Th. May 6 @7pm, Soka University more details Hayward Tues. May 11 @6pm, Hayward Main Library more details San Diego, Wed. May 5 @630pm, San Diego Public Library, 3rd Floor Auditorium more details West Hollywood, Tues. May 25 @730pm, Blue Conference Room in the Pacific Design Center more details COLORADO Colorado Springs, May 6 @ 6pm,Colorado College more details Denver, May 25 @ 7pm, Starz FilmCenter more details Fruita, May 26 @ 630pm, Dinosaur Journey Museum more details Grand Junction, May 11 @ 6pm, Mesa County Central Library more details Montrose, May 18 @ 730pm, Montrose District Library more details Palisade, May 15 @ 10am, Palisade Library more details Pueblo, May 12 @ 7pm, Rawlings Public Library Infozone more details DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA Washington, D.C., Sun. May 23 @5pm, Busboys and Poets more details Washington, D.C., Sun. May 30 @3pm, Washington DC Jewish Community Center more details GEORGIA Athens, Th. May 6 @7pm, Athens-Clarke County Library more details ILLINOIS Chicago, Sat. May 15 @2pm, The Chicago Cultural Center, Claudia Cassidy Theater more details INDIANA Evansville, Wed. May 19 @ 7pm, WNIN Studios more details Indianapolis, Sun. May 23 @4pm, The K.I. EcoCenter more details LOUISIANA New Orleans, Sat. May 22 @6pm, Dillard University, Samuel DuBois Cook Fine Arts Center more details MICHIGAN Grand Rapids, Tues. May 4 @7pm, The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts MISSOURI Kansas City, Sat. May 8, @2pm, Plaza Library NEW YORK Bronx, Tues. May 4 @ 6pm, Owen Dolen Golden Age Center more details Brooklyn, Mon. May 3 @ 1pm, Von King Recreation Center more details Brooklyn, Mon. May 3 @7pm, Von King Recreation Center more details Ithaca, Fri. May 21 @7pm, Henry St. John Building more details Manhattan, Tues. May 18 @730pm, East 54th Street Recreation Center more details Queens, Fri. May 7 @630pm, Vic Hanson Recreation Center more details Queens, Th. May 13 @630pm, DKW Recreation Center more details Queens, Tues. May 18 @6pm, Al Oerter Recreation Center more details Saratoga Springs, Sat. May 1 @3pm, Saratoga Spring Public Library more details SOUTH CAROLINA Charleston, Th. May 27 @6pm, Charleston County Public Library more details TENNESSEE Nashville, Sat. May 15 @230pm, Nashville Public Library more details VERMONT Brattleboro, Th. May 13 @730pm, Brattleboro Museum and Art Center more details WISCONSIN Sheboygan, Tues. May 11 @7pm, John Michael Kohler Arts Center more details Sheboygan, Wed. May 12 @1230pm, John Michael Kohler Arts Center more details

Oakland Asian Cultural Center Screening – Wed 5/19 @ 6:30pm

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010
WHAT: Oakland Asian Cultural Center Screening WHEN: Wed 5/19 @ 6:30pm WHERE: 388 Ninth Street, Suite 290, Oakland, CA 94607 TIX/INFO: Oakland Asian Cultural Center FACEBOOK EVENThttp://tinyurl.com/oakasiancenter

San Francisco Public Main Library Screening – Tues 5/18 @ 6pm

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010
WHAT: San Francisco Public Main Library Screening WHEN:   Tues 5/18 @ 6pm WHERE: Koret Auditorium, 100 Larkin Street San Francisco CA 94102 TIX/INFO:San Francisco Public Library, Koret Auditorium FACEBOOK EVENThttp://tinyurl.com/sfmainlibrary

DePaul University Screening (Chicago, IL)- Tues 5/18 @ 6pm

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010
WHAT: DePaul University Screening WHEN:   Tues 5/18 @ 6pm WHERE: 2350 N.Clifton Avenue Chicago, IL 60614 Map TIX/INFO: DePaul University Cultural Center FACEBOOK EVENThttp://tinyurl.com/depaulscreening

April Screenings

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

Take a look at where we’re going this month. Pack your bags, we’re hitting the road!

We are also excited to announce our free Community Cinema screenings and panel discussions (presented by ITVS and Independent Lens) begin April 19th in St. Louis, MO and go through May 30th in Washington, DC. Community Cinema is offered in over 50 cities across the United States. To see if the film will be playing in your city, click here.

And don’t forget to mark your calendars for the PBS broadcast on Independent Lens on May 25th @ 10pm!

JACKSON, MS:

WHAT: Crossroads Film Festival WHEN: Sat 4/17 @3:10pm WHERE: Jackson, Mississippi INFO/TIX: Crossroads Film Festival FACEBOOK EVENT: http://tinyurl.com/crossroadsfilmfest

MADISON, WI:

WHAT: Wisconsin Film Festival WHEN: Sun 4/18 @ 11:30am WHERE: Play Circle Theater, 800 Langdon Street, Madison, WI INFO/TIX: Wisconsin Fim Festival FACEBOOK EVENT: http://tinyurl.com/avcvwisconsin

Filmmaker S. Leo Chiang will be in attendance.

ST. LOUIS, MO:

WHAT: FREE Community Cinema Screening WHEN: Mon 4/19 @ 7pm WHERE: Missouri History Museum, 5700 Lindell Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63112 INFO: More Info

SAN FRANCISCO, CA:

WHAT: San Francisco State University WHEN: Tuesday, 4/20 @ 1pm. Film starts at 1:20pm WHERE: San Francisco, CA, College of Creative Arts, McKenna Theater FACEBOOK EVENT: http://tinyurl.com/sfsuvcv

Filmmaker S. Leo Chiang will be in attendance.

TUCSON, AZ:

WHAT: Arizona Film Festival WHEN: Tues 4/20 @ 6pm WHERE: Tucson, Arizona INFO/TIX: Arizona Fim Festival FACEBOOK EVENT: http://tinyurl.com/arizonafilmfest

SANTA BARBARA, CA:

WHAT: Univ of California, Santa Barbara Screening WHEN: Wed 4/21 @ 6p WHERE: MultiCultural Center Theater, Univ Center Rm 1504, Santa Barbara, CA INFO: SantaBarbara.com FACEBOOK EVENT: http://tinyurl.com/ucsbvcv

Screening as a part of “Cup of Culture” series. Filmmaker S. Leo Chiang will be in attendance.

EUGENE, OR:

WHAT: DisOrient Asian American Film Fest WHEN: Sat 4/24 @ 6pm WHERE: Eugene, OR INFO/TICKETS: DisOrient Film Festival FACEBOOK EVENT: http://tinyurl.com/disorientfilmfest

We are honored to be selected as the festival’s Centerpiece Film on Saturday night. Filmmaker S. Leo Chiang will be in attendance.

DENVER, CO:

WHAT: Council on Foundations Film & Video Festival WHEN: SUN 4/25 @ 8:30pm – 10:00pm WHERE: Denver, CO
We are one of just two films to receive the Henry Hampton Award at the Council on Foundations Video and Film Festival this year! Please visit the their webpage for more information. Dir. S. Leo Chiang will be in attendance.

SEATTLE, WA:

WHAT: FREE Community Cinema Screening WHEN: Sun 4/25 @ 1pm WHERE: SIFF Cinema, Nelsholm Family Lecture Hall 321 Mercer Street, Seattle, WA 98109 INFO: Seattle International Film Festival

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