Tyrus Wong

‘Drone,’ ‘Distance Between,’ ‘TYRUS,’ ‘Comfort,’ ‘Breathin’: The Eddy Zheng Story,’ ‘Persona Non Grata – The Chiune Sugihara Story’ Among 2016 DisOrient Asian American Film Festival Winners

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2016 WINNERS &‎ NOMINEES

BEST SHORT DOC

Nominated:

An American Hero: Shiro Kashino

Distance Between

Resilient

Best Short Doc

Award Goes To:

Distance Between

BEST SHORT NARRATIVE

Nominated:

Drone

Frank and Kass

I Hate the Color Red

Pamanhikan

Best Short Narrative

Award Goes To:

Drone

BEST FEATURE DOCUMENTARY

Nominated:

9-Man

Breathin’: The Story of Eddy Zheng

Live From UB

Right Footed

To Climb A Gold Mountain

TYRUS

Best Feature Doc

Award Goes To:

TYRUS

Tyrus Wong
Tyrus Wong
BEST FEATURE NARRATIVE

Nominated:

Comfort

Pali Road

Persona Non Grata – The Chiune Sugihara Story

Someone Else

Best Feature Narrative

Goes To:

Comfort

12640395_751576961653247_5373255653134646795_oJASON D. MAK SOCIAL JUSTICE AWARD

Nominated:

Breathin’:  The Story of Eddy Zheng

In Football We Trust

It Runs In The Family

Painted Nails

Persona Non Grata – The Chiune Sugihara Story

Right Footed

TYRUS

JDMSJ Award Goes To:

Breathin’: The Eddy Zheng Story

BREATHIN’: THE EDDY ZHENG STORY by Ben Wang
BREATHIN’: THE EDDY ZHENG STORY by Ben Wang
SPECIAL JURY PRIZE:

Persona Non Grata – The Chiune Sugihara Story

© 2015 "SUGIHARA CHIUNE" SEISAKU IINKAI
© 2015 “SUGIHARA CHIUNE” SEISAKU IINKAI
COURAGEOUS WOMYN AWARD:

Painted Nails

SPECIAL MENTION MUSIC VIDEO

Sakura Sakura

SPECIAL MENTION

Experimental Film

Carnal Orient

EMERGING FILMMAKER:

Zoë Kim

HONORABLE MENTION
SHORT NARRATIVE

I Hate the Color Red Jazmin Jamias

DisOrient,  a social justice film festival committed to the honest portrayals of the diversity of Asian and Pacific Islander American experiences, screened a curated collection of 14 feature films, 17 short films, and 2 music videos at Bijou Art Cinemas and Bijou Metro, Eugene, OR, from April 29-May 1, 2016.

Lia Chang and Garth Kravits’ HIDE AND SEEK Screens in 11th Annual DisOrient Asian American Film Festival of Oregon on May 1; Complete Lineup

Click here for the Lia Chang Articles Archive and here for the Lia Chang Photography Website.

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

Lia Chang is an actor, a multi-media content producer and co-founder of Bev’s Girl Films, making films that foster inclusion and diversity on both sides of the camera. Bev’s Girl Films’ debut short film, Hide and Seek was a top ten film in the Asian American Film Lab’s 2015 72 Hour Shootout Filmmaking Competition, and she received a Best Actress nomination. BGF collaborates with and produces multi-media content for artists, actors, designers, theatrical productions, composers, musicians and corporations. Lia is also an internationally published and exhibited photographer, a multi-platform journalist, and a publicist. 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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