SDAFF @ UCSD
The biggest showcase of Asian cinema on the west coast is once again on the UCSD campus. This year’s UCSD slate includes a panel on Asian Americans in digital media, a world premiere documentary by a UCSD alum, and our fourth annual Taiwan Film Showcase.
There is a UCSD student, faculty, and staff free rush line at all programs that take place at Calit2 Atkinson Hall Auditorium, which offers UCSD students, faculty, and staff the opportunity to enter free-of-charge to our UCSD programs after our ticketed customers have been seated. This offer is subject to availability only.
DIGITAL PIONEER: BUZZFEED
Friday, Nov. 6
5:00pm: BUZZFEED PANEL
The website BuzzFeed has become not only one of the most formidable presences on the internet, but also one of the most significant platforms for Asian American artists. We welcome BuzzFeed producers including Eugene Lee Yang to talk about BuzzFeed Motion Pictures, changing demographics, and new opportunities for filmmakers.
TAIWAN FILM SHOWCASE
For the fourth straight year, we are showcase the diversity and achievements of Taiwanese cinema. Presented in conjunction with the UCSD Taiwan Studies Lecture Series, the UCSD Chuan Lyu Endowed Chair in Taiwan Studies, the Taiwan Ministry of Culture, and the Taiwan Academy.
Friday, Nov. 6
7:00pm: THE WONDERFUL WEDDING, with director Huang Chao-liang scheduled to attend. Free reception precedes the screening.
UCSD ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: REUNIFICATION
Sponsored by Sixth College
Monday, Nov. 9
7:00pm: REUNIFICATION, with director Alvin Tsang scheduled to attend
In the early 1980s, Alvin’s family decided to move from Hong Kong to the United States. His mom and sister went first. But when he and his dad arrived a few years later, Alvin discovered that his family could never be the same again.