BRUCE LEE, CULTURAL ICON: 70th BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION
The Film Festival is pleased to collaborate with Bruce Lee Enterprises to observe the 70th birthday of martial arts legend and Asian American cultural icon Bruce Lee.
THE CHINESE CONNECTION
(FREE Outdoor Screening)
THE work that introduced Bruce Lee to young urban and Asian American audiences (contains action violence and brief nudity; parental guidance suggested).
Friday, April 30, sundown, Madang the Courtyard (FREE Parking)
621 S. Western Ave. (one block north of Wilshire Blvd.),
Los Angeles Koreatown
ENTER THE DRAGON
Plus PANEL DISCUSSION w/ Shannon Lee & Special Guests
A martial artist agrees to spy on a reclusive crime lord using his invitation to a tournament there as cover. Includes a special post-screening panel with Shannon Lee, actor/martial artist Bob Wall, Directors Reginald Hudlin and Brett Ratner, Joe Hahn (Linkin Park) and moderated by Phil Yu of angryasianman.com.
Saturday, May 1, 12:00 p.m., Laemmle’s Sunset 5
8000 W. Sunset Blvd. (one block west of the DGA), West Hollywood
BRUCE LEE: THE FAMILY MAN — A special panel with the Lee Family and friends including wife Linda Lee Cadwell, daughter Shannon Lee, God-daughter/actress Diana Lee Inosanto and others to be announced. The guests will discuss Bruce Lee as the man, the father, the husband, and the friend.
Sunday, May 2, 4:00 p.m., DGA Atrium (FREE Admission)
Toyota Presents CINEMA MUSICA!
It’s baaack! The Film Festival’s popular music-meets-cinema extravaganza, curated by Grace Su, makes a return engagement to the Downtown Independent. Join us as we present the latest innovations in music video from APA and Asian artists from around the world! This is annually a hot ticket, so join in and embrace the art of the music video!
Tuesday, May 4, 9:15 p.m., Downtown Independent
251 S. Main Street, Downtown L.A.
The Return of the VC DIGITAL POSSE 2010
Where AWC Meets Ethno!
After a year off, the Film Festival’s popular Digital Posse presentation — in which we present new works from VC’s groundbreaking Armed With a Camera Fellowship and the UCLA Center for Ethnocommunications — returns to the Aratani/Japan America Theatre. Join us as we celebrate the best and brightest of today’s emerging cinematic talents, in a larger-than-life presentation.
Wednesday, May 5, 8:00 p.m., Aratani/Japan America Theatre
244 S. San Pedro Street (btwn. 2nd and 3rd Sts.),
Los Angeles Little Tokyo
RED AND WHITE sponsored by the Bali Film Center
Friday, April 30, 5:00 p.m., DGA 2
Bruce Lee’s THE CHINESE CONNECTION outdoor screening
Friday, April 30, Sundown, MaDang the Courtyard
ITSY BITSY SHORTS
Saturday, May 1, 10:00 a.m., DGA 2
CINEMA OF THE YOUNG: Youth Media Program
Saturday, May 1, 12:00 p.m., DGA 2
DIGITAL HISTORIES: Seniors’ Media Program
Tuesday, May 4, 4:00 p.m., Tateuchi Demoracy Forum at NCPD