11th annual DC APA Film Festival

11th Annual DC Asian Pacific American Film Festival
Thursday, October 7 through Saturday October 16, 2010

The DC APA Film Festival is a ten day film festival throughout the DC area screening films by and about Asian Americans. This year’s Opening Night film is AU REVOIR TAIPEI by Arvin Chen, executive produced by Wim Wenders. In addition to that we have a load of feature and short films, and a few parties thrown in to boot. Check out the full schedule and buy your tickets early!

A few highlights:

Festival Kickoff Happy Hour
Thursday, Sept 30; 6pm – 8:30pm
ONE Lounge (1606 20th St. NW)
Dupont Circle North Metro exit.
Raffle prizes including a VIP pass valued at $99
Food and drink specials until 7pm

Festival Opening Night: AU REVOIR TAIPEI
Thursday, Oct 7; 7:30pm
Landmark E Street Theater (555 11th Street, NW)
Film editor in attendance for Q&A.
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Konrad Ng – APA Program Director at the Smithsonian Institute
Reception immediately following the film and Q&A at Asia Nine, free for Opening Night ticket holders. Light food provided.
Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z4vZcZ8xe6M&feature=player_embedded

Festival Centerpiece Presentation: FOG
Thursday, Oct 14; 7:30pm
Landmark E Street Theater (555 11th Street, NW)

Festival Closing Night Presentation: THE THINGS WE CARRY
Saturday, Oct 16; 7pm and 9pm
Goethe-Institut (812 Seventh Street, NW)
Filmmakers and star in attendance.
Reception immediately following each screening and Q&A for Closing Night ticket holders only. Light food and drinks provided.

and a lot more in between. check out the full schedule for details.

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