Screenings Archive

Screening at the Nelson BC Amnesty International FilmFest 2014!

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014
Catch A VILLAGE CALLED VERSAILLES at the upcoming Nelson BC Amnesty International FilmFest on Friday 7:00 p.m! For more information about the festival and the other films screened, click here.

Re-Broadcast on Aug 25th

Thursday, August 1st, 2013
A VILLAGE CALLED VERSAILLES is returning to TV this August for an encore presentation as a part of the Global Voices series on the World Channel, marking the 8th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. WHEN:    Sunday, August 25th, 2013 WHERE:  On World Channel, 10:30pm (check your local listings)

Summer/Fall 2012 Screenings

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012
PROVIDENCE, RI WHAT: St. Francis Day Screening and Panel Discussion WHEN: Thurs, October 4th, 6:00pm WHERE: Cathedral Hall, 30 Fenner St. Providence, RI INFO: Hosted by the Office of Life & Family and Office of Immigration and Refugee Services. *Screening followed by discussion with Fr. Nicanor Austriaco, O.P., Professor, Ph.D. Biology and Bill Patenaude, M.A., Catholic Writer and Environmental Regulator, and Toua Kue, Hmong Refugee. Any questions about the event can directed to Kim Caron at 401-421-7833 x 219.

Spring 2012 Screenings

Sunday, March 25th, 2012
ATLANTA, GA WHAT: Georgia Tech Screening WHEN: Wed, March 28th, 4:00-6:00pm WHERE: Student Center Clay Theater at Georgia Tech (350 Ferst Dr. Atlanta, GA 30332) INFO: More info here. *Screening followed by discussion with Father Vien Nguyen. Event presented by the Asian American Student Association.   TUSCALOOSA, AL WHAT: University of Alabama Screening WHEN: Tues, April 10th, 6:30pm reception; 7:00pm screening WHERE: Bama Theater (600 Greensboro Ave. Tuscaloosa, AL 35401) INFO: The event is free and open to the public. *Director S. Leo Chiang will be in attendance for pre-screening discussion and screening of the film.   NEW ORLEANS, LA WHAT: East New Orleans Regional Library Screening WHEN: Thurs, April 12th WHERE: East New Orleans Regional Library (5641 Read Blvd. New Orleans, LA 70127) INFO: The event is free and open to the public.   TACOMA, WA WHAT: Tacoma City College Screening WHEN: Tues, April 17th, 12:30pm WHERE: Tacoma City College (6501 South 19th St. Tacoma, WA 98466) *Screening followed by discussion with Director/Producer S. Leo Chiang.

November Screenings

Friday, November 4th, 2011
SANTA CRUZ, CA WHAT: FREE Screening at UC Santa Cruz  WHEN: Wednesday, 11/2 @ 6pm (PST) WHERE: Cervantes and Velasquez Room, Third Floor, Bay Tree Building Screening followed by discussion with director/producer S. Leo Chiang. Event presented by the Asian American/ Pacific Islander Resource Center.   LINCOLN, NE WHAT: Screening at the Sheldon Museum of Art WHEN: Tuesday, 11/8 @ 7pm (CDT) WHERE: Sheldon Museum of Art in the Ethel E. Abbott Auditorium @ 12th & R Streets, Lincoln, NE 68588-0300 Screening followed by discussion. For more information, please contact Sharon L. Kennedy, Curator of Cultural and Civic Engagement at (402) 472-3541 or via email at   SAN DIEGO, CA WHAT: FREE Screening presented by San Diego Asian Film Foundation WHEN: Tuesday, 11/17 @ 6pm – 8pm (PST) WHERE: Hoover High School Auditorium @ 4474 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92115 Screening followed by discussion.   NEW YORK, NY WHAT: FREE Screening at NYU WHEN: Friday, 11/18 @ 6:30pm – 9:30pm (EST) WHERE: Cantor Film Center at NYU @ 36 E 8th St., Between University Place and Greene St., New York, NY 10003 Screening followed by discussion with Director/Producer S. Leo Chiang. Event presented by The Asian/Pacific/American Institute at New York University.

We’re on Comcast On Demand during the month of July!

Tuesday, July 5th, 2011
Until the end of July, if you have Comcast Cable (a nationwide network), you can watch the film on Comcast On Demand in the comforts of your living room for the bargain price of $1.99!

Here’s how to find a A VILLAGE CALLED VERSAILLES on your TV:

1. Go to your digital cable menu, click on the “On Demand” button, and then look under the “Movies” folder. 2. Next, there will be a “Movie Collections” folder and inside of this viewers will find “Cinema Asian America.” 3. Click on “Make Do Say Think” folder and you will find Village/Versailles. 4. Click play and enjoy!

If you can’t find the film that way, you can always search for A VILLAGE CALLED VERSAILLES, by typing in the title of the film using your remote control. Or, to add us to your Comcast On Demand cue from your computer, click here to do so.  

American Library Association Conference (New Orleans, LA) – Fri 6/24 thru 6/26

Thursday, May 19th, 2011
WHAT: Screening/Discussion at the 2011 ALA Annual Meeting presented by the Anthropology and Sociology Section WHEN: Sunday, 6/26 @ 8am-12pm
WHERE: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Room 356-357

Screening followed by panel discussion about how the residents of the region responded to the disaster, but also the ways communities began to rebuild. Panel participants include: S. Leo Chiang; Rebecca Troy-Horton, head of the Government Information Department at the McNeese State University Library in Lake Charles, Louisiana, and Frederick Weil, Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge.

WHAT: Screening/Discussion at the 2011 ALA Annual Meeting presented by the Asian Pacific American Librarians Association WHEN: Sunday, 6/26 @ 10:30am-12pm WHERE: Morial Convention Center – Rm 287

Screening followed by a panel discussion comprised of local librarians and community organizers who are featured in the film. The panel discussion will focus on how library resources have helped the community after a crisis and the challenges for a community with the destruction of their local library.

WHAT: Versailles Village Bus Tour & Luncheon presented by the Asian Pacific American Librarians Association WHEN: Friday, 6/24 @ 11:30am-4:30pm
WHERE: Pick up and drop off at W Hotel, 333 Poydras Street New Orleans, LA 7013
The tour will be led by Minh Nguyen, the Executive Director of the Vietnamese American Young Leaders Association (VAYLA).

National Conference on Volunteering & Service (New Orleans, LA) – Tue 6/7

Thursday, May 19th, 2011
WHAT: National Conference on Volunteering & Service WHEN: Tue, 6/7 · 8:30am & noon WHERE: New Orleans Convention Center Session 5140 @ 8:30am – Community Cinema and Service Learning Through Film: A Village Called Versailles, presented by ITVS Session 5718 @ noon – A Village Called Versailles screening Leo will attend both sessions.

Association of Asian American Studies Conference (New Orleans, LA)-Thur 5/19

Monday, April 4th, 2011
WHAT: Association of Asian American Studies Conference WHEN: Thur, 5/19 · 4:30-6p WHERE: Room: Rhythms 2, Sheraton New Orleans Hotel, 500 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70130 Session number is T38, and the screening will be followed by a Q&A with Moderator: Linda Trinh Vo, UC Irvine; S. Leo Chiang, Producer/Director; Minh Thanh Nguyen, VAYLA-NO; & Diem Nguyen, MQVN-CDC.

Southern California Grantmakers Screening (Los Angeles, CA)-Tue 4/26

Monday, April 4th, 2011
WHAT: Southern California Grantmakers Screening 2011 WHEN: Tue, 4/26 · 5:30-7:30p WHERE: Downtown Independent, 251 South Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 Director S. Leo Chiang to attend

The Green Project Screening (New Orleans, LA)-Thur 4/21

Monday, April 4th, 2011
WHAT: The Green Project Screening WHEN: Thur, 4/21 · 7-10p WHERE: The Green Project, 2831 Marais Street,  New Orleans, LA 70117

University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Screening (Milwaukee, WI)-Thur 4/14

Monday, April 4th, 2011
WHAT: University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Screening WHEN: Thur, 4/14 · 6p WHERE: Union Fireside Lounge, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd, Milwaukee, WI  53201 This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be available. Co-sponsored by the Hmong Diaspora Studies Program, Multicultural Student Coalition, Diversity and Climate, and the Organization of Chinese Americans-WI Chapter. For more information, please contact Dr. Chia Youyee Vang at or Phylicia Rios Rivera at  

Good Look Film Fest Mission High School and California College of the Arts (San Francisco, CA)- Wed 4/13-17

Monday, April 4th, 2011
WHAT: Good Look Film Festival WHEN: Fri 4/15 . 7:00p WHERE:California College of the Arts Oakland, 5212 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94618

White Privilege Conference (Minneapolis, MN)-Wed 4/13

Monday, April 4th, 2011
WHAT: White Privilege Conference WHEN: Wed 4/13 · 7-8:30p. WHERE: Sheraton Bloomington Hotel, 7800 Normandale Blvd, Minneapolis, MN  55439 The conference is by invite only and A Village Called Versailles will be shown 4/13-16.

Global Social Change Film Fest (Ubud, Bali, Indonesia)-Wed 4/13

Monday, April 4th, 2011
WHAT: Global Social Change Film Fest 2011 WHEN: Wed, 4/13 · 7-10:30p WHERE: Ubud, Bali, Indonesia We are one of eight finalists screening at the festival and institute for its inaugural year.

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