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Showcase Update

Friday
Apr092010

Michael Aki & Eric Nakamura (Giant Robot Magazine) in person TODAY!

Come and watch "Sunsets Revisited" on Friday, April 9 @ 10:15pm with the directors Michael Aki and Eric Nakamura!

Saturday
Apr032010

S. Leo Chiang and Jason Hoffman in person today!

S. Leo Chiang the director of "A Village Called Versailles" and Jason Hoffman the director of "Going Home" are going to be present at the screening today! COME OUT and ENJOY the films! 

For more information about "A Village Called Versailles", please visit here

For more information about "Going Home", please visit here.

Friday
Apr022010

TODAY IS THE OPENING NIGHT! YEAH!

Come join us at Gene Siskel Film Center with Laura Kina, Quentin Lee, Karin Anna Cheung and the FAAIM Family! 

Thursday
Apr012010

Showcase opening is TOMORROW!

An fun evening with artist Laura Kina, director Quentin Lee, actress Karin Anna Cheung and the FAAIM family! Invite your friends, family, colleague to join our opening night on Friday, April 2!

"Laura Kina: A Many-Splendored Thing"
Gene Siskel Film Center Café Gallery
Opening reception, Friday, April 2nd from 6-8pm

The People I've Slept With
Directed by: Quentin Lee 
Running Time: 86 minutes 
Friday, April 2 @ 8:00pm

Wednesday
Mar312010

"Chicagoans" Update

Added one more short to the local short list!

STEALING by Mako Fuwa

Most of the filmmakers will be present at the screening on April 7th @ 8:00pm!!

For more information about "Chicagoans", please visit here.

Wednesday
Mar312010

2 DAYS TILL THE SHOWCASE OPENING!

YEAH!

Tuesday
Mar302010

3 DAYS TILL THE SHOWCASE OPENING!

This week showing at the showcase:

 

"Laura Kina: A Many-Splendored Thing"
April 2nd - May 30th
Opening reception, Friday, April 2nd from 6-8pm
Gene Siskel Film Center Café Gallery

A retrospective featuring over thirty selected paintings, drawings and textiles (1995-present) from her Refrigerator, Hapa Soap Opera, Loving, Aloha Dreams, and Devon Avenue Sampler series as wellas some early and new works on exhibit for the first time. Kina's art collectively embraces "ikigai" or the Japanese belief of "a sense of life worth living" and reflects her "postcolonial pop aesthetic" as a multiracial Okinawan Jewish artist/educator/scholar living in a South Asian Indian neighborhood in Chicago. 
http://www.faaim.org/visual/

 

OPENING NIGHT FILM: The People I've Slept With
Friday, April 2 @ 8:00pm
Sunday, April 4 @ 5:30pm
2009, Quentin Lee, USA, 86min, Narrative Feature
 

Director Quentin Lee and actress Karin Anna Cheung in person on Friday! 

A sex comedy about a promiscuous young woman who finds herself with an unplanned pregnancy and neds to figure out who the baby daddy is...NOW! ... more.

 

A Village Called Versailles
Saturday, April 3 @ 3:00pm
2009, S. Leo Chiang, USA, 68min, Documentary Feature

Director S. Leo Chiang in person!

An empowering story of how the Versailles people, who have already suffered so much in their lifetime, turn a devastating disaster into a catalyst for change  ...more.

 

Going Home
Saturday, April 3 @ 5:00pm
2009, Jason Hoffman, USA, 73min, Documentary Feature

Jason Hoffmann has always identified himself as being a true New Yorker. Having grown up in liberal Greenwich Village with Jewish parents, he was content with ... more.

 

God Is D_ad 
Saturday, April 3 @ 8:00pm 
2009, Abraham Lim, USA, 94min, Narrative Feature

Tim, a comic book store clerk puts an advertisement in the newspaper looking for travel buddies to share an RV with him headed for Chicago. ... more.

Monday
Mar292010

2010 Program book is ready for you to download!

Click here to download the complete program book. 

Tuesday
Mar232010

Fundraiser photo!

Thank you to everyone who came out to our first ever fundraiser event!  
We hope you had as good of a time as we did having you.

Check out more pictures of Goh Nakamura, Laura Kina, Anida Ali and the rest of the FAAIM family!

http://www.faaim.org/photo/fundraiser-night/

Sunday
Mar212010

Laura Kina reminisces about 15 years of FAAIM

http://laurakina.blogspot.com/2010/03/faaim-celebrating-15-years-of-asian.html