LA Hosts the 31st Asian Pacific Film Festival

By lunaradmin - Apr 20, 2015      
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The international film festival, set to open Thursday night in the Aratani Theatre in Little Tokyo, has 32 entries in total this year. Unlike the previous festivals, this year is some what unique. Out of the 32 films, and over whelming 17, are representative of Asian Americans. The strongest showing of homegrown Asians ever. The festival’s co-director, David Magdael said, “We have 17 feature documentaries and narratives that are Asian-American out of 32 total, and that’s kind of unusual,”  adding that,  “We’re seeing an uptick in Asian-American cinema. Our community makes a lot of shorts (there are 102 of those in this year’s festival), but 17 features is a high number… And a lot of those are based in L.A.,”

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