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San Diego Asian Film Festival 2012


  1. SDAFF Themes 2012: Social Media on Film

    Posted October 30th, 2012 by Brian in Themes

    Today, social media and film go hand-in-hand. We even have a summit to prove it. Films are funded, and then promoted and even distributed through channels like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. The centrality of social media in our lives also means it becomes thematically significant in the stories we tell. And as the documentary UPLOADED […]

  2. SDAFF Themes 2012: Fukushima films

    Posted October 19th, 2012 by Brian in Themes

    Last year’s festival was a mere seven months after the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disaster in and around Fukushima, Japan. Since then, countless films about the┬ádevastation and its after-effects have been produced by Japanese and non-Japanese filmmakers alike. Many of the films are predictably sentimental and exploitative. More interesting is how many of them are […]