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Asian American Panorama

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The best of Asian American cinema in all of its colors -- from short film programs and animation, to documentaries about the famous and infamous, to feature-length tales of woe and humor.


  1. 9-MAN

    Ursula Liang / Asian American Panorama / USA / 2014 / documentary, sports / 89 mins
    Young athletes take a Chinatown sport to a national tournament.
    9-MAN

    UltraStar Mission Valley
    Sun, Nov. 9, 2014 3:15 pm

    9-MAN

    UCSD Calit2 Atkinson Hall Auditorium
    Wed, Nov. 12, 2014 6:00 pm


  2. APPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR

    Desiree Akhavan / Asian American Panorama / USA / 2014 / comedy, drama, LGBT, romance / 86 mins
    Brooklyn dating with a humorous twist, by way of a bisexual daughter of Iranian immigrants.
    APPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR

    UltraStar Mission Valley
    Sat, Nov. 8, 2014 3:10 pm

    APPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR

    UltraStar Mission Valley
    Thu, Nov. 13, 2014 8:30 pm


  3. BELLA VISTA

    Vera Brunner-Sung / Asian American Panorama / USA / 2014 / drama, experimental / 83 mins
    A Montana town is the scene of foreign students, itinerant workers, and displaced Americans.
    BELLA VISTA

    UltraStar Mission Valley
    Sun, Nov. 9, 2014 5:25 pm


  4. Anna Akana

    A CONVERSATION WITH ANNA AKANA

    Asian American Panorama / Conversation / 90 mins
    The YouTube star talks about her videos, her digital presence, and what it means to be an Asian American woman storyteller.
    A CONVERSATION WITH ANNA AKANA

    UCSD Calit2 Atkinson Hall Auditorium
    Fri, Nov. 7, 2014 4:30 pm


  5. EAT WITH ME

    David Au / Asian American Panorama / USA / 2014 / comedy, drama, family, LGBT / 95 mins
    Out of luck in marriage, a woman moves in with her chef son, who has romantic woes of his own.
    EAT WITH ME

    UltraStar Mission Valley
    Fri, Nov. 7, 2014 6:35 pm


  6. FRESH OFF THE BOAT

    Asian American Panorama / USA / 2014 / comedy, family / 60 mins
    World premiere of the upcoming sitcom about a family bound for Orlando and a son with a New York state of mind.
    FRESH OFF THE BOAT

    University of San Diego Shiley Theatre
    Sat, Nov. 8, 2014 1:30 pm


  7. KUMU HINA

    Dean Hamer, Joe Wilson / Asian American Panorama / USA / 2014 / documentary, drama, LGBT, romance / 77 mins
    A transgender hula instructor finds love and becomes an inspiration.
    KUMU HINA

    UltraStar Mission Valley
    Sun, Nov. 9, 2014 2:30 pm


  8. LIMITED PARTNERSHIP

    Thomas G. Miller / Asian American Panorama / USA / 2014 / documentary, historical, LGBT, romance / 75 mins
    A powerful love story captures four decades of struggle for equality.

    Preceded by: 6 WEDDINGS AND A DRESS

    LIMITED PARTNERSHIP

    UltraStar Mission Valley
    Sat, Nov. 8, 2014 12:50 pm

    LIMITED PARTNERSHIP

    UltraStar Mission Valley
    Thu, Nov. 13, 2014 6:25 pm


  9. LORDVILLE

    Rea Tajiri / Asian American Panorama / USA / 2014 / documentary, experimental / 67 mins
    Pioneering video essayist Rea Tajiri ruminates on the upstate NY house she bought and the land it sits on.
    LORDVILLE

    UltraStar Mission Valley
    Wed, Nov. 12, 2014 4:00 pm Buy Tickets


  10. MAN FROM RENO

    Dave Boyle / Asian American Panorama / Japan, USA / 2014 / drama, thriller / 111 mins
    A writer from Japan stumbles onto a real-life murder mystery.
    MAN FROM RENO

    UltraStar Mission Valley
    Sun, Nov. 9, 2014 4:45 pm

    MAN FROM RENO

    UltraStar Mission Valley
    Thu, Nov. 13, 2014 6:15 pm


  11. MEET THE PATELS

    Geeta V. Patel, Ravi V. Patel / Asian American Panorama / USA / 2014 / documentary, family, romantic comedy / 88 mins
    Siblings document the comedy of their parents’ plans to get their son married.

    Preceded by: SHAMELESS

    MEET THE PATELS

    Museum of Contemporary Art, Sherwood Auditorium
    Fri, Nov. 14, 2014 7:00 pm Buy Tickets


  12. MY LIFE IN CHINA

    Kenneth Eng / Asian American Panorama / China, USA / 2014 / documentary, drama / 52 mins
    A man disillusioned by the American dream traces his steps back to China.
    MY LIFE IN CHINA

    UltraStar Mission Valley
    Sun, Nov. 9, 2014 1:20 pm

    MY LIFE IN CHINA

    ArcLight Cinemas La Jolla
    Wed, Nov. 12, 2014 6:30 pm


  13. Reel Voices

    REEL VOICES

    Asian American Panorama / 120 mins
    10 high school students from San Diego create documentaries based on subjects in their own lives.

    In This Program: CONFESSIONS OF A COSPLAYER, IT’S A PROCESS, THIS IS NOT A PIPE DREAM: ASIANS IN THE ARTS, JUST LIKE YOU, CLIMATE CHANGE, SKIN, WITNESS, A STEP FORWARD, A LOOK BACK, SEEING TRIPLE, AS WE ARE

    REEL VOICES

    UltraStar Mission Valley
    Sun, Nov. 9, 2014 12:00 pm Buy Tickets


  14. REVENGE OF THE GREEN DRAGONS

    Andrew Lau, Andrew Loo / Asian American Panorama / USA / 2014 / thriller / 94 mins
    Best friends test their luck in one of New York Chinatown's most menacing gangs.
    REVENGE OF THE GREEN DRAGONS

    Reading Cinemas Gaslamp 15
    Thu, Nov. 6, 2014 7:00 pm


  15. RU

    Jeff Fong / Asian American Panorama / USA / 2014 / comedy, drama, family / 97 mins
    Ru's a sweet guy who really doesn't want to enter the family business: contract killing.
    RU

    UltraStar Mission Valley
    Sat, Nov. 8, 2014 5:35 pm


  16. STEADFAST STANLEY

    SHORTS: ANIMATION: THE ILLUSION OF LIFE

    UltraStar Mission Valley
    Sat, Nov. 8, 2014 1:00 pm

    SHORTS: ANIMATION: THE ILLUSION OF LIFE

    UltraStar Mission Valley
    Wed, Nov. 12, 2014 7:25 pm


  17. THE BUSY YOUNG PSYCHIC 2

    SHORTS: CHILD ST★R

    Asian American Panorama
    There's no rest for the former actors, the closet superstars, or the kids living out movie-plot fantasies.

    In This Program: MILKYBOY, THE BUSY YOUNG PSYCHIC, WHAT A DAY, GRACE OF GOD, THE BADDEST PART, DISTANT LIGHT

    SHORTS: CHILD STAR

    UltraStar Mission Valley
    Fri, Nov. 7, 2014 4:00 pm Buy Tickets


  18. Ahco_ontheRoad_1

    SHORTS FOR SHORTIES!

    UltraStar Mission Valley
    Sat, Nov. 8, 2014 11:00 am


  19. ABAN_KHORSHID_008

    SHORTS: GAY OF THRONES

    Asian American Panorama
    From a divine princess and fierce drag queens to a king-sized dilemma, a royal dose of drama and fun awaits.

    In This Program: IN SUNRISE, CANTONESE STYLE!, SQUARED, CROSSING BARRIERS: CULTURE CLASH QUEERS, BAI XIE (SNOW WHITE), NO NO, HOMO, TO SIT WITH HER, PRINSESA, ABAN + KORSHID

    SHORTS: GAY OF THRONES

    UltraStar Mission Valley
    Sat, Nov. 8, 2014 7:30 pm


  20. Jaya

    SHORTS: GRAVITY BURNS

    Asian American Panorama
    In these shorts, the pressures of falling back to earth are no match for the unshakable tethers of love and family.

    In This Program: RATTLEFLY, NAMI, MY BROTHER, HYPEBEASTS, JAYA

    SHORTS: GRAVITY BURNS

    UltraStar Mission Valley
    Sun, Nov. 9, 2014 3:00 pm