Sundance 2016: Celebrate Asian Pacific Filmmakers at the Toyota Mirai Music Lounge on Jan. 23

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Asian Pacific American and Asian filmmakers are making history once again at this year’s 2016 Sundance and Slamdance Film Festivals with a vast array of remarkable films — nearly forty in all! To celebrate this milestone, the Asian Pacific Filmmakers Experience in Park City Committee is presenting the 12th annual reception along with related events to celebrate our presence at the premiere venue for independent cinema. Visual Communications (VC), David Magdael & Associates and Irene Cho invite you to celebrate the filmmakers and their stories.

Consult your festival program for screening times.

There are two filmmaker panels as part of the ASIAN PACIFIC FILMMAKERS EXPERIENCE in Park City on Saturday, January 23. Both panels are set for Vinto Pizzeria on Lower Main Street, 900 Main Street, Park City, Utah, (435) 615-9990.

OUT LOUD: Asian Pacific Voices at Park City 2016
Saturday, January 23, 2016 • 1:00 PM
The 2016 APA Filmmakers Experience in Park City is pleased to welcome Andrew Ahn (SPA NIGHT), Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami (SONITA), Meera Menon (EQUITY), Nanfu Wang (HOOLIGAN SPARROW), and Mila Zuo (CARNL ORIENT) as they gather to chat about the evolving social/political/cultural “space” in which they locate their stories, and the challenges and successes each has experienced in insuring that their works get seen.

Diversity in Film, Entertainment and Hollywood in Park City 2016
Saturday, January 23, 2016 • 3:00 PM
Has diversity been embraced by Hollywood or is there still a gap in film and entertainment? Join the discussion, headed by industry experts (at press time): Francis Cullado (Executive Director, Visual Communications), Daniel Mayeda (East West Players) and Christine Minji Chang (Executive Director, Kollaboration). Additional panelists to be confirmed.

MEET THE ASIAN PACIFIC FILMMAKERS’ RECEPTION
Saturday, January 23, 2016 • 9:00 PM – 12:00 AM
Toyota Mirai Music Lounge | 780 Main Street, Park City, Utah

A party to recognize all the filmmakers and their works at Sundance and Slamdance and have a chance to toast with our fellow artists.

RSVP TO: asianpacificfilm@gmail.com; please indicate “Park City RSVP” in subject line.

Congrats to all of the filmmakers.

S U N D A N C E

ANDREW AHN
SPA NIGHT

BABAK ANVARI
UNDER THE SHADOW

SHARON CHANG (Producer)
THE EAGLE HUNTRESS

PAULL CHO (Executive Producer)
TALULLAH

CHRIS CHUANG (Associate Producer)
JIM

EUGENE CHUNG
THE ROSE AND I

ELY DAGHER
WAVES ‘98

LOC DAO (Co-Director)
CARDBOARD CRASH

ZIYA DEMIREL
TUESDAY

DANFUNG DENNIS (Co-Director)
CONDITION ONE

SCOTT FUJITA (Executive Producer)
GLEASON

BAHMAN GHOBADI
A FLAG WITHOUT A COUNTRY

MARITTE GO (Line Producer)
SLEIGHT

ANDREW THOMAS HUANG
STONEMILKER

YAO HUANG
PLEASURE. LOVE.

KEVIN IWASHINA (Producer)
FRANK & LOLA

KHALDIYA JIBAWI
ANOTHER KIND OF GIRL

ASIF KAPADIA
ALI & NINO

KIM KANGMIN
DEER FLOWER

KI JIN KIM (Producer)
SPA NIGHT

LEE KIM (Producer)
OPERATION AVALANCHE

SO YONG KIM
LOVESONG

DANIEL KWAN (Co-Director)
SWISS ARMY MAN

JASON LEW
THE FREE WORLD

DAVE LIANG (Co-Creator)
NARI

MYNETTE LOUIE (Executive Producer)
LOVESONG

ROKHSAREH GHAEM MAGHAMI
SONITA

MEERA MENON
EQUITY

Q
BRAHMAN NAMAN

SHIVANI RAWAT (Producer)
CAPTAIN FANTASTIC

KEREM SANGA
FIRST GIRL I LOVED

GINGGER SHANKAR (Co-Creator)
NARI

TAIKA WAITITI
HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE

NANFU WANG
HOOLIGAN SPARROW

APICHATPONG WEERASETHAKUL
CEMETERY OF SPLENDOR

ALEX WOO (Co-Director)
THE ROSE AND I

XIE CHENGLIN
LIFE SMARTPHONE

SUN YUNFAN (Co-Creator)
NARI

CAVEH ZAHEDI
BOB DYLAN HATES ME

S U N D A N C E   S C R E E N W R I T E R S ’   L A B
SANDHYA SURI
SANTOSH

W O M E N   A T   S U N D A N C E   F E L L O W S
GRACE LEE
JENNIFER PHANG

S L A M D A N C E
JEANNE JO
TAMPON

KIM SEUNG-HEE
MIRROR IN MIND

ANNAPURNA KUMAR
GRAY HAIRS

WEN LI
WATER GHOST

QIU YANG
UNDER THE SUN

CAMILLE MANA (Producer)
CARNAL ORIENT

WONG WAI NAP
THE SEA WITHIN

RANDY YANG
VIDEO

WENDY CONG ZHAO
PANGS

MILA ZUO
CARNAL ORIENT

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Lia Chang. Photo by Garth Kravits
Lia Chang. Photo by Garth Kravits

Lia Chang is an award-winning filmmaker, a Best Actress nominee, a photographer, and an award-winning multi-platform journalist. Lia has appeared in the films Wolf, New Jack City, A Kiss Before Dying, King of New York, Big Trouble in Little China, The Last Dragon, Taxman and Hide and Seek. She is profiled in Examiner.comJade Magazine and Playbill.com.

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