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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