The Festival is abuzz with great energy from the sold out Opening Night Gala of SHANGHAI CALLING and the Party. But the party has just begun… With an expected audience packed first weekend, it may sometimes be daunting to navigate through all the screenings, panels, and parties happening, so here’s some suggestions:
FILM GALAS AT THE DGA:
Most tickets still available for our big galas in House 1 of the Directors Guild of America, our largest theater. We’ve programmed our premiere films in this venue, representing the latest works in Asian American cinema.
HANG LOOSE, Saturday, 3pm DGA 1
SUNSET STORIES, Saturday, 6pm DGA 1
YES, WE’RE OPEN, Saturday, 9pm DGA 1
FACT IS STRANGER THAN FICTION:
Documentaries are going through a renaissance, and this year’s doc selections are a collection of award-winning films presenting unique stories from around the world.
PLANET OF SNAIL, Saturday, 12pm CGV Cinemas 2
CHINA HEAVYWEIGHT, Saturday, 2:15pm, CGV Cinemas 2
SEEKING ASIAN FEMALE, Saturday, 3pm CGV Cinemas 3
GIVE UP TOMORROW, Saturday, 5pm DGA 2
WHERE HEAVEN MEETS HELL, Sunday, 2:30pm DGA 2
RESTORING THE LIGHT, Sunday, 5pm, CGV Cinemas 2
MOTHER’S DAY SUGGESTIONS:
Squeeze in a movie with Mom in-between Sunday Brunch! Here’s some films we think Mom might enjoy!
RENT-A-CAT, Sunday, 12pm CGV Cinemas 2
KNOTS, Sunday, 4pm DGA 1
FOR THE DARK GENRE FAN!:
If you like your films a little dark, either involving crime dramas, to martial arts action, to the supernatural, these film selections will definitely whet the appetite of any film fan who likes to view through a glass darkly.
PARADISE BROKEN, 12pm DGA 2
BLOOD LETTER, Saturday, 7pm, DGA 2
HEADSHOT, Saturday, 9:30pm CGV Cinemas 3
TORMENTED 3D, Saturday, 9:45pm DGA 2
SONGLAP, Sunday, 5:30pm DGA 3
I AM A GHOST, Sunday, 8pm CGV Cinemas 3
FOR THE HIPSTER CLASS…:
These eclectic films about man-children and cool girls who wear glasses and hoodies, who listen to indie music and deal with coming-of-age problems but you know, ironically…
TWO SHADOWS, Sunday, 2:30pm CGV Cinemas 2
ABOUT THE PINK SKY, Sunday, 3pm CGV Cinemas 3
SALAD DAYS, Sunday, 7:30pm DGA 2