visual communications presents community visionaries: meet the filmmakers brunch and screening, december 4

This weekend, Visual Communications, the nation's premier Asian American media arts organization, presents Community Visionaries, a very special program celebrating the organization's founding members. There will be a reception and screening of newly restored prints of classic works. It's happening Sunday, December 4 at the Downtown Independent in Los Angeles. Here are some more details:

Celebrating the Founding Members of
Visual Communications
with newly restored prints of classic VC works

COMMUNITY VISIONARIES: Visual Communications and the Dawn of Asian Pacific American Cinema

Presented by Visual Communications, Los Angeles Filmforum, and Downtown Independent

Co-presented by the Japanese American National Museum


Screening Reception
2:00 PM | Downtown Independent, 251 Main St., Los Angeles CA 90012
ADMISSION: $10; $6 Students/Seniors;
Free for Filmforum, Visual Communications, and Japanese American National Museum members

"Meet the Filmmakers" Pre-Screening Reception
11 AM - 1:30 PM | Chop Suey Café, 347 E. 1st St., Los Angeles CA 90012
ADMISSION: $40, inc. catered brunch and screening ticket


COMMUNITY VISIONARIES is part of the ongoing series, Alternative Projections, organized by Los Angeles Filmforum as part of the major citywide exhibition, Pacific Standard Time.
This is going to be a great event for those interested in learning more about the beginnings of the Asian American film movement, from the influential artists who were in the trenches. For more information about the event, including the complete screening program, go to the Visual Communications website here.

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