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  • Deadline April 13, 2014 to apply to the Latino Media Market

    Posted by AC Team

    Tomorrow, Sunday April 13, 2014 is the deadline to submit your film projects to the Latino Media Market. This is a great oppotunity!  The NALIP 2014 Latino Media Market™ (LMM) is designed to bring funders, studio executives, distributors, dealmakers, agents, mentors and employers together with NALIP members and their projects. Now in its tenth year, the LMM consists of a meeting series for up to 24 selected projects. Filmmakers meet one-on-one with industry representatives who provide sound advice on how to advance their project to the next level. If your project meets the specific needs of the company, this can potentially open a window for your project to grow into a commissioned pilot, obtain broadcast licenses or completion funds. The photograph above is (L) with Katherine Lo, Directo...
  • Forbidden City, USA: Chinese American Nightclubs, 1936-1970 Exhibition

    Posted by Suzanne Kai

    San Francisco Filmmaker Arthur Dong has a new book and exhibition featuring items from his collection of nightclub memorabilia which he began to collect in 1985 for his research on his award-winning documentary "Forbidden City USA" about San Francisco's fabled Chinatown nightclub.  A series of events in San Francisco are scheduled: APRIL 12: 5:00-7:00 pm: "Forbidden City Happy Hour with Arthur Dong." Special guest Ben Fong-Torres is confirmed as a special guest to introduce filmmaker, author and curator Arthur Dong at a cocktail reception at the CHSA Museum to celebrate Arthur's new book and exhibit. Chinese Historical Society Museum, 965 Clay Street, San Francisco CA 94108. FREE. Info & RSVP: http://www.chsa.org/event/forbidden-city-happy-hour-with-arthur-dong/ APRIL 13: 1:00 pm O...
  • Circle your calendars for May 10, 2014, Request an Invite, and Shoot! for "A Day in the Life of Asian Pacific America" Exhibition

    Posted by Suzanne Kai

    March 29, 2014 Eddie Wong has an exciting photo and video exhibition and wants you and thousands of your friends and family to participate! Wong, the former executive director of the Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation (AIISF.org) and former executive director of the Center for Asian American Media (CAAMEDIA.org) is guest curating an exciting one day photo and video shoot on May 10, 2014 called "A Day in the Life of Asian Pacific America."  The results will become an online photo/video exhibition which will appear at the end of May on the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center's website - www.smithsonianapa.org. THE SMITHSONIAN ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN CENTER + FLICKR PRESENT A DAY IN THE LIFE OF ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICA HERE’S HOW YOU CAN BE PART OF THIS EXHIB...
  • Remembering Filipino Farm Workers role as Cesar Chavez - the movie opens today nationwide

    Posted by AC Team

    March 28, 2014 The movie, Cesar Chavez, directed by Diego Luna hits theaters nationwide today. It focuses on the early years of the United Farm Workers Union and Cesar Chavez, one of the most influential Mexican American civil rights leaders. 89.3 KPCC Southern California public radio reporter Dorian Merina reports that one largely overlooked aspect of the story of the farm workers struggle is the Filipino farm workers' pivotal role in launching the 1965 grape strike in Delano that led to the birth of the United Farm Workers Union.  For the full story by KPCC's Dorian Merina. Journalist Leezel Tanglao, now an editor-writer based in New York City wrote about Filipinos' important contribution to the founding of the United Farm Workers in an article she wrote for The Press-E...

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