Film

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 AikauIndigenous Film & Arts FestivalWednesday, February 12th | 6:30 – 8:30 PM with Q&A at 8:30Phipps Theater (East Entrance)Denver Museum of Nature &...

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Colorado Dragon Film Festival

Posted on Feb 28, 2019 in #coloradoasian, APA, Art, Arts & Culture, Film, International | 0 comments

An Asian / Asian-American Film Festival is dear to the heart of the Aurora Asian/Pacific Community Partnership.  We know how much work goes into a festival and how educational and fun it can be!  Between 1997 and 2007, the Partnership, in cooperation with the Denver Film Society, held the first pan-Asian film festival in the region.  Besides the film, we enjoyed many receptions with delicious Asian cuisine provided by many Aurora restaurants, caterers and members of the pan-Asian communities.  There was nothing quite like it.  Then the recession of 2008 hit, and funding dried up,...

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#CDFilm2017 – June 2-4

Posted on Jun 2, 2017 in #coloradoasian, APA, Arts & Culture, Film | 0 comments

The 2nd Colorado Dragon Film Festival is here! Opening night is tonight (follow this link for tickets)! #CDFilm2017 kicks off with a VIP Opening Night on Friday, June 2nd, at the Denver Art Museum Special thanks to the Denver Art Museum’s Asian Art Association for their support and the Taiwan Economic and Cultural Office of Denver for their sponsorship. Tickets for opening night include: drinks, h’orderves, the film, and a meet and greet with the director! The festival continues throughout the weekend on June 3rd and 4th at the King’s Center on Auraria Campus with a lineup...

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Nat’l Rice Ball Day and the Rice King

Posted on Apr 19, 2017 in #coloradoasian, Film, Food, Japan | 0 comments

It’s National Rice Ball Day — that’s right! From Foodimentary.com * The rice balls preserve very well, and can even be used to preserve meats or other foods within its airtight seal. * Rice balls date back at least as far as the 11th Century and is traditionally Japanese…. * Another word for the rice ball is “Onigiri”, a word commonly misused to refer to sushi. Onigiri means ‘to hold on to’. * Popular onigiri fillings include tuna salad, salmon flakes, seafood salad, konbu (a type of sea vegatable), umeboshi (a sour bright-red pickled Japanese plum) and...

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Colorado Dragon Film Festival

Posted on May 20, 2016 in #coloradoasian, APA, Arts & Culture, Film | 0 comments

THIS WEEKEND — Enjoy Asian Pacific American film and filmmakers at the inaugural Colorado Dragon Film Festival.  It’s May 20-22 at the King Center, sponsored by the Colorado Dragon Boat Festival and UCD.   Visit www.cdbf.org/new-film-festival for details.

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Scrambled

Posted on Mar 30, 2014 in APA, Film, Food, Steering Committee | 0 comments

Aurora Asian/Pacific Community Partnership Annual Meeting Tuesday, April 22, 2014 5:30 – 8:00 Hiro Japanese Buffet 2797 So. Parker Rd., Aurora, CO 80014 (at Yale)  In person:  Scrambled film producer — Robert Stone SCRAMBLED is Robert Stone’s first film as a producer. In entertainment and media, Robert has worked at Paradigm Talent Agency and in talent management at McKeon/Myones, and Essential Entertainment. Robert began his career working at Paramount Pictures working at renowned movie producer Robert Evans’ company (CHINA TOWN, THE GODFATHER). Stone graduated from the...

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