International House Philadelphia will present the Smithsonian’s touring retrospective of films by legendary Japanese director Seijun Suzuki, April 1-16, 2016 at its Ibrahim Theater, 3701 Chestnut Street in Philadelphia. Co-organized with the Japan Foundation, the retrospective includes screenings of nine groundbreaking films by Suzuki, who has amassed a stunning, boundlessly creative body of work in […]

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  Just a few days shy of Christmas 2013, the back gate on a truck bound for a slaughterhouse flew open. A young pig leapt off the truck, only to land on Interstate 80 in New Jersey. Due to the quick thinking of truck driver Paul “Ed” Waller, who witnessed the event, the pig survived both […]

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You are all cordially invited to celebrate the 45th Independence Day of Bangladesh on Saturday, March 26th, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. This year, Philadelphia Mayor James Kenney will be the Chief Guest and will help us celebrate the Independence day with the Bangladeshi American community along with the friends from many other communities as well. […]

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Latin Roots Live! Screening of We Like it Like That March 25, 2016 At Prince Theater Caplan Recital Hall, 17th Floor 1412 Chestnut St Philadelphia, PA 19102 Latin Roots Live! will take over the Prince Theater in Philadelphia for a screening of We Like it Like That, a documentary about the history of Latin Boogaloo, […]

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The Women’s Film Festival Opening: Screening of Manislam March 11, 2016 3:00pm – 5:00pm At University of the Arts Caplan Recital Hall, 17th Floor 320 S Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19107 The Women’s Film Festival 2nd Annual Event is excited to announce the Opening Night screening of Manislam. Manislam is a documentary film directed by […]

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Video and Before: Five Japanese Pioneers Thursday, March 3, 2016 7:00pm – 8:30pm International House Philadelphia 3701 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 Video and Before explores various contexts in which five artists began using video, bringing art historical, technical, social, and biographical backgrounds forward against each artist’s discovery and experimentation of the new medium.These artists […]

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The Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival (PAAFF), now in its 9th year, is officially accepting entries for our 2016 festival season via Without A Box. We accept films from Asian and non-Asian filmmakers that either feature Asians in lead roles in front of or behind the camera and/or have stories pertaining to Asian Americans. The […]

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Thanks Philadelphia Inquirer!   The largest Asian American film festival on the East Coast kicks off at 7 p.m. Thursday at International House in West Philadelphia. The eighth annual Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival will promote and explore Asian identity through a modern artistic lens. Running through Nov. 22, it features more than 60 films, […]

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Yang’s New Film My Voice, My Life Screens At #PAAFF15 On Nov. 22 At Asian Arts Initiative. Thanks Bev’s Girl Films! Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Ruby Yang’s newest film, My Voice, My Life, will screen at the Philiadelphia Asian American Film Festival on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015 at  4:30 PM  at the Asian Arts Initiative: 1219 Vine Street, Philadelphia 19107 […]

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Great interview and article from Newsworks. Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival director Rob Buscher and music producerScott “Chops” Jung discuss the gap between disrespect and celebration of Asian-American culture. The upcoming film festival marks its eighth season, Nov. 12 – 22. It is the largest East Coast showcase of films created by Asian Americans, celebrating music, culture and food […]

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