2010.10.21 - Free screening and panel - PAAFF '10 Opening Night

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From the official announcement:


WHAT: Perspectives On Asian American Identity Screening and Panel

WHEN: 5:30 -7:00 pm, Thursday October 21, 2010

WHERE: Ibrahim Theater at The International House, 3701 Chestnut St.

Philadelphia Asian American Film & Filmmakers presents a lively discussion of issues of Asian American cultural identity to lead into PAAFF Opening Night 2010. This free special event uses a special screening of the HBO produced mini-documentary, "East of Main Street: Asians Aloud" as the point of departure for an informed discussion. EOMS:AA examines the rich, broad and unique experiences of the Asian American journey by collecting the diverse perspectives of 14 informative and entertaining individuals. Join our panel of distinguished members of the local Asian American community discussing what it means to be Asian American in America.

Moderated by: Nydia Han- Action News 6 ABC reporter

Panelists include:

Nina Ahmad- Chairperson, Mayor's Commission on Asian American Affairs
Brad Baldia- PAAFF Founding Member and Nat'l President, National Association of Asian American Professionals
Allen Chou- President, Passion River Films
Sebastian Ho Conley- Emmy winner and writer/director of "Colin Hearts Kay"
Susan Jin Davis- Comcast VP Strategic Partnerships, Communications & Data Services
Chi-hui Yang- Film Programmer & former Director, SF Int'l Asian Am. Film Festival

EOMS:AA was co-produced in-house at HBO by Louis Tancredi and Cliff Song (PAAFF), executive produced by Chrissie Hines, and directed by Jonathan Yi.

For further information on the 2010 Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival Presented By HBO, visit: www.phillyasianfilmfest.org.