Asian film festivals

Best of LGBTQ LA Readers’ Choice Award 2022 finalists vote

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival (LAAPFF), presented annually by Visual Communications (VC), announced this week as the first series of films to be screened as part of the 37th annual Festival, which will be a hybrid event taking place virtually and in person at select …

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January Food and Drink Events in Greater Phoenix

You might be in an eating coma after Christmas and New Years, but there are definitely some must-see food events in January. Whether it is learning about the relationship between farmers and restaurants, a magical afternoon tea and several beer festivals, it is sure to be a fun start to …

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Should small eyes offend the Chinese? Debate over triggers for a new movie

Chinese animated film I am what I am has been embroiled in controversy since its inception on December 17, simultaneously receiving a tidal wave of five-star reviews and negative comments on Douban, China’s response to IMDb. The harsh words mostly focus on the size and shape of the eyes of …

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The 13th edition of the Bengaluru International Film Festival will be held in February 2022

The 13th edition of the Bengaluru International Film Festival (BIFFES) is scheduled to be held in February 2022. The announcement was made by the festival’s organizer, Karnataka Chalanachitra Academy. The event was scheduled to take place in April 2021 but has been postponed due to the pandemic. A statement on …

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Bill to grant incentives to winning artists tabled

Paolo Romero – The Filipino Star December 27, 2021 | 00h00 MANILA, Philippines – A bill to provide incentives to award-winning filmmakers, writers, artists and performers at international film festivals and other prestigious competitions has been introduced in the Senate. Senator Sonny Angara introduced Senate Bill 2467 or the “Artist …

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Kazakh film “Poet” enters the program of the 72nd Berlin International Film Festival

NUR-SULTAN – “Akyn” (“Poet”) a movie directed by Kazakh director Darezhan Omirbayev is among the top ten titles at Forum 2022 – a prestigious program of the 72nd Berlin International Film Festival, better known as Berlinale, one of the largest annual film festivals in the world, Kazakhfilm press service reports. …

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Bucks County Playhouse Launches South Asian Art Initiative

NEW HOPE, PA – Producers at Bucks County Playhouse on Tuesday announced a new multidisciplinary program called the South Asian Artistic Initiative, designed to showcase the impact of South Asian heritage arts and artists. Local producers Alexander Fraser, Robyn Goodman and Josh Fiedler are teaming up with producer, director and …

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How She Moves is an ode to a beloved teacher and her resistance

The short documentary traces the inspiring life of Indu Mitha, one of Pakistan’s last classical dance teachers. “You are what you can do,” says 90-year-old Indu Mitha, a teacher from Bharatnatyam who has dedicated her life to teaching dance in Pakistan. Directed and produced by Anya Raza and Ayesha Linnea, …

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Mike Silva, candidate for Newark East neighborhood council seat, announces lead campaign team

Michael J. Silva, candidate for the open council seat in East Newark, today announced key members of his campaign team. “I couldn’t be happier to announce the formation of our campaign’s senior management team,” said Michael J. Silva. “Throughout my career, I have dedicated my life to serving our community …

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ViacomCBS Directors Initiative Defines Five For Its Class 2021-22 – Deadline

This is scene 1, Take 1 for class 2021-22 from the initiative of the directors of ViacomCBS. This year’s group, which is guaranteed to lead a television episode on CBS, includes Julie Herlocker, Joy T. Lane Steven J. Kung, Pat Santana and Bao Tran. The initiative provides a platform for …

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