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14th Annual Houston Asian American Pacific Islander Film Festival - May 31...

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Houston Community College - Spring Branch Campus

Performing Arts Center

1060 West Sam Houston Parkway North

Houston, TX 77043

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Note - HAAPIFEST is a multi-day, edutainment event. To register for each day, please use the dropdowns to select the number of tickets you would like for each film or event. FYI - EVERY FILM SCREENING IS FREE TO ATTEND AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. We recommend pre-registering for faster admission. Please note there are certain items available for purchase (i.e. Festival t-shirts and posters, food, and direct donations). If you'd like to to support OCA-Greater Houston, select the paid options or merchandise and proceed to checkout.


Opening Night - Thursday, May 31, 2018:

Asia Society Texas Center

1370 Southmore Blvd.

Houston, TX 77043


Friday, June 1 - Friday June 8:

Houston Community College Spring Branch Campus

Performing Arts Center

1060 W. Sam Houston Pkwy N.

Houston, TX, 77043


Trailer coming soon!

For opening night details: https://asiasociety.org/texas/events/haapi-film-festival-opening-night-signature-move

For full film details, please visit our website: Coming soon!





Thursday, May 31 - "H" Theme: "STRENGTH IN FOLLOWING THE HEART"

Asia Society Texas Center, 7:00 PM start time

Arrive at 6:30 PM for some pre-show libations.

Signature Move | Jennifer Reeder | 2017 | 82 mins | with Q&A featuring Fawzia Mirza




Thursday, May 31, VIP RECEPTION! ($30)

Asia Society Texas Center, 9:00 PM start time

Close off opening night with friends, community members, and special guests for our post-screening reception with food, drinks, music, and a chance to mix and mingle in the beautiful and award winning Asia Society Texas Center Water Garden Terrace.




Friday, June 1 - "A" Theme: "STRENGTH THROUGH ATHLETICS"

HCC - Spring Branch, Performing Arts Center, 6:30 PM start time

FILM BLOCK 1

NGUYENing: The Lee Nguyen Story | Alfonso Bui | 2017 | 22 mins

I Can, I Will, I Did | Nadine Truong | 2016 | 113 mins | with Q&A featuring Ellie Lee




Saturday, June 2 - "A" Theme: "STRENGTH IN OUR ASPIRATIONS"

HCC - Spring Branch, Performing Arts Center, 12:00 PM start time

FILM BLOCK 2

Worth | Vokee Lee | 2017 | 15 mins

Dalya's Other Country | Julia Meltzer | 2017 | 79 mins | with Q&A featuring Dalya Zeno




Saturday, June 2 - "A" Theme: "STRENGTH IN OUR ASPIRATIONS"

HCC - Spring Branch, Performing Arts Center, 2:20 PM start time

FILM BLOCK 3 - Saturday Shorts

The Reason to Live | Rachel Boyoung Kim | 2017 | 11 mins

TailoredTailored to Fit | Xin Li | 2016 | 22 mins

Distance | Craig Nisperos | 2016 | 12 mins

Sanzu No Kawa: The River of Three Crossings | Cyrus Tabar | 2017 | 8 mins

Other | Peter Trinh | 2017 | 13 mins

Phomily Feud | Martin Tran and Ellison Shieh | 2016 | 3 mins




Saturday, June 2 - "A" Theme: "STRENGTH IN OUR ASPIRATIONS"

HCC - Spring Branch, Performing Arts Center, 3:50 PM start time

FILM BLOCK 4

Visage | Blake Hodges and Jackson Tobiska | 2017 | 10 mins

Drawn Together: Comics, Diversity, and Stereotypes | Harleen Singh | 2017 | 52 mins | with Q&A featuring Harleen Singh




Saturday, June 2 - "A" Theme: "STRENGTH IN OUR ASPIRATIONS"

HCC - Spring Branch, Performing Arts Center, 5:50 PM start time

FILM BLOCK 5

Monday | Dinh Thai | 2017 | 18 mins


The Jangmadang Generation | Chad Vikery and Sokeel Park | 2017 | 52 mins | with Q&A featuring Chad Vikery




Saturday, June 2 - "A" Theme: "STRENGTH IN OUR ASPIRATIONS"

HCC - Spring Branch, Performing Arts Center, 7:30 PM start time)

FILM BLOCK 6

The Pits | Shetu Modi | 2017 | 6 mins

Wexford Plaza | Joyce Wong | 2016 | 80 mins




Sunday, June 3 - "P" Theme: "STRENGTH FROM OUR PAST"

HCC - Spring Branch, Performing Arts Center, 12:00 noon start time

FILM BLOCK 1

And Then They Came For Us | Abby Ginzberg and Ken Schneider | 2017 | 50 mins | with Q&A featuring Abby Ginzberg




Sunday, June 3 - "P" Theme: "STRENGTH FROM OUR PAST"

HCC - Spring Branch, Performing Arts Center, 1:35 PM start time

FILM BLOCK 2a - Sunday Shorts

Weavers of Imagination | Sadegh Jafari | 2017 | 20 mins

Dinner with Stranger | Linhan Zhang | 2018 | 15 mins

Getting Lao'd | Steve Arounsack | 2017 | 40 mins

Shame | Anusha Bose | 2018 | 25 mins




Sunday, June 3 - "P" Theme: "STRENGTH FROM OUR PAST"

HCC - Spring Branch, Performing Arts Center, 2:00 PM start time

FILM BLOCK 2b

The Chinese Exclusion Act | Ric Burns and Li-Shin Yu | 2017 | 130 mins




Sunday, June 3 - "P" Theme: "STRENGTH FROM OUR PAST"

HCC - Spring Branch, Performing Arts Center, 3:30 PM start time

FILM BLOCK 3

Year Zero | David Siev | 2018 | 14 minsIsland Soldier | Nathan Fitch | 2017 | 85 mins | with Q&A featuring Nathan Fitch




Sunday, June 3 - "P" Theme: "STRENGTH FROM OUR PAST"

HCC - Spring Branch, Performing Arts Center, 6:00 PM start time

FILM BLOCK 4

The Apology | Tiffany Hsiung | 2016 | 104 mins




Monday, June 4 - "I" Theme: "STRENGTH THROUGH INTIMACY"

HCC - Spring Branch, Performing Arts Center, 6:30 PM start time

Welcome to the World | Albert M. Chen | 2017 | 7 mins

Please Hold | Jerell Rosales | 2016 | 15 mins | with Q&A featuring Jerell Rosales

Abu | Arshad Khan | 2017 | 80 mins




Tuesday, June 5 - "F" Theme: "STRENGTH AFTER FREEDOM"

HCC - Spring Branch, Performing Arts Center, 6:30 PM start time

American Dreaming | Matthew Hashiguchi | 2017 | 10 mins | with Q&A featuring Raymond Partolan

Paris Ni Hao | Sharon Deng | 2017 | 40 mins

Poisoning Paradise | Shaye Borsnan and Teresa Tico | 2017 | 40 mins | with panel featuring Citizens Environmental Coalition




Wednesday, June 6 - "E" Theme: "STRENGTH IN EPICUREANISM"

HCC - Spring Branch, Performing Arts Center, 6:30 PM start time

American | Yu Wei Chang | 2017 | 6 mins

Milk | Winnifred Jong | 2017 | 2 mins

Fermented | Jonathan Cianfrani | 2017 | 68 mins | with Q&A featuring Jonathan Cianfrani




Wednesday, June 6 - Food+Film Mixer, 8:00 PM

Join Culture & Cuisine HTX and Director of 'Fermented', Jonathan Cianfrani, and other local area experts on the process of fermentation for this opportunity to network and learn from individuals in the business!



Note - any meat item can be substituted with tofu.




Thursday, June 7 - "S" Theme: "STRENGTH THROUGH SPOKEN WORD"

HCC - Spring Branch, Performing Arts Center, 6:30 PM start time

Language | Mortada Gzar | 2017 | 12 mins

Woke | Venk Potula | 2017 | 11 mins

Window Horses | Ann Marie Fleming | 2016 | 85 mins | with Q&A featuring Ann Marie Fleming




Friday, June 8 - "T" Theme: "STRENGTH IN OUR TALENTS"

Student Filmmaker Showcase, HAAPIFEST Award Announcements, and Arts Night Reception

HCC - Spring Branch, Performing Arts Center, 6:00 PM start time


Join us as we feature the films created during our student filmmaker workshop, announce the winners of this year's HAAPIFEST Awards, and celebrate the end of HAAPIFEST 2018 with live performances, including spoken word, music, dance. Full lineup TBD!




Merchandise:

All merchandise proceeds will go directly back to OCA-GH. Pick up merchandise at HCC Spring Branch; please provide proof of purchase at time of pickup.

Official HAAPIFEST 2018 Poster, 11x17 in - $15


Official HAAPIFEST 2018 T-Shirt - $25



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Houston Community College - Spring Branch Campus

Performing Arts Center

1060 West Sam Houston Parkway North

Houston, TX 77043

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