Pearls of the Far East

Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival

WEDNESDAY 11/13:
7:00 PM Sake-Bomb
Junya Sakino 2013 | Dramedy | 82 min.
** Note: LAUNCH NIGHT FILM
9:30 PM Linsanity
dir. Evan Leong, USA, 2013, Documentary, 89 min.

THURSDAY 11/14:
7:00 PM Someone I Used to Know
Nadine Truong | Dramedy | 79 min.
** Note: OPENING NIGHT FILM - FREE RECEPTION W/ TICKET

FRIDAY 11/15:
6:30 PM The Gauntlet
Matt Eskandari 2013 | Horror | 80 min.
8:30 PM Tiger Mask
Ken Ochiai 2013 | Action | 87 min.

SATURDAY 11/16:
12:00 PM Sci Fi Horror Genre Shorts Program
Shorts Program | 108 min.
** Note: FREE SCREENING
2:30 PM The Haumana
Keo Woolford 2013 | Drama | 90 min.
5:00 PM Mainstreaming Diversity in Film & TV
Panel Discussion | 60 min.
** Note: FREE EVENT
7:00 PM Innocent Blood
Sun Kim, D.J. Hollow ay | Crime Thriller | 100 min.
** Note: CENTERPIECE FILM
9:30 PM Chink
Stanley Yung 2013 | Horror | 88 min.

SUNDAY 11/17:
1:00 PM Odds & Ends Variety Shorts Program
Shorts Program | 103 min.
** Note: FREE SCREENING
3:30 PM Lost Child: Sayon's Journey
Janet Gardner 2013 | Documentary | 76 min.
6:00 PM The Playback Singer
Suju Vijayan 2013 | Dramedy | 90 min.
** Note: CLOSING NIGHT FILM - FREE RECEPTION W/ TICKET

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CLOSING NIGHT FILM & FREE CATERED RECEPTION SPONSORED BY COMCAST

The inner lives and forbidden loves of seven Vietnamese women form the beautiful string that runs through director Cuong Ngo's feature film debut, Pearls of the Far East. Adapted from award-winning stories by Minh Ngoc Nguyen, Ngo weaves a vivid, timeless and unforgettable tapestry with characters brought to life by a gorgeous cast of acclaimed talent from Vietnam, US and Canada. Pearls of the Far East invites audiences to enjoy a meditative journey that illuminates the universal thirst to love and be loved.

Philadelphia Premiere - Filmmaker Q&A after film

FREE CATERED RECEPTION begins at 6:00 PM

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Pearls of the Far East

Friday, November 16 · 7:30 PM at International House Philadelphia