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BAAFF Rising Together (FREE COMMUNITY PANEL)

Boston Asian American Film Festival (BAAFF)

Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (EDT)

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FREE RSVP Oct 26, 2019 Free  
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BAAFF Rising Together (FREE COMMUNITY PANEL)

THIS IS A FREE EVENT. Space is limited so please RSVP.

 

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Julie Zhan
Julie Zhan is an actress, filmmaker, and dancer born and raised in Guangzhou, China. Her work spans the small screen (NCIS: Los Angeles, Grandfathered, Pretty Little Liars, Wisdom of the Crowd), big screen (Comfort), digital screen (Walmart’s Wizard and the Rent, Wong Fu’s Yappie, Smosh, Fullscreen), and stage (ABC Talent Showcase). Most recently, Zhan became one of the three 2019 HBO Visionaries for her film, Zoetic, that she co-wrote and co-directed alongside Wesley Chan, available on all HBO platforms. 
 
 

 
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Chris Hastings
Chris Hastings is the executive producer/editorial manager of WORLD Channel and WORLDChannel.org in charge of content development, acquisition, and production for both. At WGBH, Chris is best known for inventing and creating high quality media at low cost, earning him three regional Emmys for the WGBH LAB Open Call program. He received his Bachelors degree from Kutztown State University of Pennsylvania and his Masters from American University.
 
 

 
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Dr. Thao Ha
Dr. Thao Ha is Vietnamese refugee who came to the U.S. in 1975 as part of the first wave exodus post Fall of Saigon. She grew up in Houston, Texas, received a doctorate in Sociology from the University of Texas at Austin, and is currently a professor of Sociology at MiraCosta College in Oceanside, CA. She’s published works in the areas of race, gender, immigration, and Vietnamese American experiences in the South. Her current projects include a memoir about growing up Vietnamese in the South and a humanities project on Asian American incarceration.
 
 

 
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Deann Borshay Liem
Deann Borshay Liem is an Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker internationally known for her landmark adoption films, First Person PluralIn the Matter of Cha Jung Hee, and Geographies of Kinship. She has directed, produced, and executive produced a variety of award-winning documentaries and is the director/editor of a series of videos for legaciesofthekoreanwar.org, a web-based oral history project giving voice to memories of Korean Americans whose lives were shaped by the Korean War.
 


BAAFF is a co-production of Asian American Resource Workshop (AARW) and ArtsEmerson. Get discounts if you become a AARW member: https://aarw.org/get-involved

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The Pao Arts Center is a communal space for thought leaders, artists, and neighbors to preserve traditional and contemporary artistic practice and carry on the legacy of the Asian American community. Using the arts, BCNC seeks to reclaim space for creative dialogue, amplify underrepresented voices, and strengthen family bonds. https://bcnc.net/pao/

 

Boston Asian American Film Festival (www.baaff.org)
The Boston Asian American Film Festival (BAAFF) empowers Asian Americans through film by showcasing Asian American experiences and serving as a resource to filmmakers and the Greater Boston Community. BAAFF is a production of the Asian American Resource Workshop.

Asian American Resource Workshop (www.aarw.org)
The mission of the Asian American Resource Workshop (AARW) is to work for the empowerment of the Asian Pacific American community to achieve its full participation in the U.S. society. AARW is a member-based organization that seeks to document the diverse Asian Pacific American histories, experiences, and social conditions. Our resources and activities are used to respond to current Asian Pacific American issues and to promote Asian Pacific American identity.

 

FAQs

Directions & Parking?

The Pao Arts Center is located in the One Greenway building at GPS address 99 Kneeland Street. The entrance is around the corner and up a ramp at 99 Albany Street. Please note that you cannot stop at 99 Albany Street as it is the beginning of the on way ramp to I-93.  

Nearby parking garages are located at 99 Kneeland Street, 80 Harrison Avenue, 125 Lincoln Street and 1 Nassau Street/38 Ash Street. The Arts Center is accessible by the MBTA green, red, and orange lines.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
You can bring your printed ticket or your name can check you in.

What is the Pao Arts Center? 
The Pao Arts Center is a communal space for thought leaders, artists, and neighbors to preserve traditional and contemporary artistic practice and carry on the legacy of the Asian American community. Using the arts, BCNC seeks to reclaim space for creative dialogue, amplify underrepresented voices, and strengthen family bonds. https://bcnc.net/pao/

Have questions about BAAFF Rising Together (FREE COMMUNITY PANEL)? Contact Boston Asian American Film Festival (BAAFF)

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PAO Arts Center
99 Albany Street
Boston, MA 02111

Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (EDT)


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