If you're in Los Angeles, here's a cool screening event happening this week... Our friends at Visual Communications invite you to Uprooted From The Scenes, the latest installment for the Summer Intern Screening Exhibit. Curated by VC's summer interns, the screening event showcases works by Asian American and Pacific Islander filmmakers that were part of the 32nd Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival.
It's happening Thursday, July 28 in the Tateuchi Democracy Forum at the Japanese American National Museum. in Little Tokyo. Here are some more details about the screening:
UPROOTED FROM THE SCENES
Thursday, July 28
Tateuchi Democracy Forum
111 N Central Ave
Los Angeles CA 90012
Visual Communications proudly presents, "UPROOTED FROM THE SCENES", the 10th installment of the Summer Intern Screening Exhibit. This year's interns curated a selection of shorts from Asian American and Pacific Islander filmmakers for a night of surprises, laughs, and tears that you will surely enjoy.
✨:: Laugh, cry and enjoy films while supporting AAPI talent;
✨:: Join the directors for post-screening Q&A;
✨:: Socialize with industry professionals and community members during an intimate reception with free refreshments;
✨:: Enter to win prizes from our opportunity drawing.
‼️Get your Tickets‼️
:: Pre-sale Online - $12 (Student/Seniors/Members $10)
:: At Door - $15 (Students/Seniors/Members w. ID- $13)
Films include works from Digital Histories participants, Armed with a Camera fellows and other local film makers:
BA - Leandro Tadashi
COOK IT YOURSELF (Digital Histories) - NJ Nakamura
HOME IS WHERE THE SUNSETS (AWC) - Kayla Tong
NOODLE DELI - David Liu
NOT JUST GARDENING… (Digital Histories) - Cathy Uchida
NUOC (AWC) - Quyen Nguyen-Le
PARACHUTE GIRLS - Alex Rubens
SAMEER AND THE GIANT SAMOSA (AWC) - Faroukh Virani
SOUNDS WE HAVE NO LETTERS FOR - Bernard Badion
US - Seth Ronquillo
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No dress code, so you do you. Feel free to share your event photos @vconline or check out the post-event album for fabulous potential profile pics. With your presence, the night is guaranteed to be a satisfying time.
Thank you to our venue sponsor, the Japanese American National Museum.
Reasons why you should watch:
#Movies "[The films are] ten out of ten. Would watch again." - Connie
#AAPI: "A gathering of Asian Americans watching AAPI films is a form of resilience." - Farrah
#Boba: "I'm really excited for the dystopian boba." - Kathy
Come on out, watch some cool short films, support the work of an awesome community organization and show some love for these hard-working summer interns. You can purchase tickets here. For further information about the event, refer to the Visual Communications website and head over to Facebook.