Asian Film Rocks!

Posted on Feb 11, 2020 in APA, Art, Arts & Culture, Awards, Film, Korea, Pacific Islands | 0 comments

South Korea’s international film “Parasite” (Bong Joon Ho) received four Oscars on Sunday, February 9th: Best International Feature, Best Original Screenplay, Best Directing and Best Picture! That’s called progress!

It’s also a great introduction to some upcoming screenings at the Colorado Dragon Film Festival and the Indigenous Film and Arts Festival.

First up is Hawaiian: The Legend of Eddie Aikau
Indigenous Film & Arts Festival
Wednesday, February 12th | 6:30 – 8:30 PM with Q&A at 8:30
Phipps Theater (East Entrance)
Denver Museum of Nature & Science | 2001 Colorado Blvd. | Denver
Suggested donation: $5
The Legend of Eddie Aikau, from director (and former professional surfer) Sam George, profiles Eddie Aikau: legendary big wave surfer, pioneering lifeguard, peacemaker, and crew member of the Polynesian voyaging canoe Hokule’a. Call iiirm.org if you want more details and to get on the iiirm.org e-list: (303) 744-9686.

Colorado Dragon Film Festival
February 20-23, 2020
Sie FilmCenter | 2510 E. Colfax Ave. | Denver
Each screening: $12 – $15/person
http://www.cdfilm.org

2020 Program details: http://www.cdfilm.org/2020program.html

Highlights:
Red Carpet Opening Night, 2/20, 7:30 PM
The Wandering Chef
South Korea, 2019 | Director: Hye-Ryeong Park (1:27)

Colorado Premier, 2/21, 7:00 PM
Lucky Grandma
USA, 2019 | Director: Sasie Sealy (1:40)
Preceded by Boba and Beer Happy Hour, 6:00 PM
In honor of the renegade grandma, join in on the pop up with beer from Cerebral Brewing and boba tea from Tea Street Denver in the Sie FilmCenter lobby.


Closing Night, 2/23, 7:00 PM
To Live To Sing
China, France, Canada, 2019 | Director: Johnny Ma (1:45)