Diana Chen

  • Cinematic SF @ Bayview Opera House (APICC)

    Cinematic SF @ Bayview Opera House  is one of a series of special presentations of APICC’s Cinematic SF film program. Showcasing the works of local filmmakers R.J. Lozada, Abhi Singh, Kevin Wong, and Jimmy Zhang from May 10-May 26, 2017, each screening will be held in a San Francisco community venue, with different performances and guest speakers.

    The Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center (APICC) brings the new local film project CINEMATIC SF to the Bayview/Hunters Point district, highlighting the experiences of two young people in San Francisco. “The Shoes I Walk In” is directed by filmmaker Jimmy Zhang, following high school senior Marjari from Bayview/Hunters Point as well as Mission youth, Alison. Both girls live in San Francisco homes purchased by their grandmothers years ago, while facing challenges at school and at home. The film brings to light the stories of native San Francisco youth and families who struggle to sustain themselves in San Francisco and stay connected to their ancestors.

    Cinematic SF @ Bayview Opera House on May 11 will feature the films of Cinematic SF, a talk on SF youth and displacement, and preceded by additional local shorts produced by Bay Area Video Coalition’s media students.


     About Cinematic SF

    The Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center presents this Special Presentation of Cinematic SF, a film program featuring the works of local API filmmakers documenting the stories of San Francisco’s diverse and invaluable residents. From the struggles of working artists to the daily goings-on of a vital community center, each film paints a unique portrait of the city’s underrepresented communities.

    There will be 4 screenings of Cinematic SF at community venues throughout the city of San Francisco, with special appearances by the filmmakers, the films' subjects, and guest speakers and performers.


    Other Cinematic SF Screenings

    Wed, May 10 @ 7:00PM, Mission Cultural Center

    Thu, May 18, @ 8PM, Buriel Clay Theater (AAACC)

    Fri, May 26, @ 7PM, Bayanihan Community Center

     

    WHEN
    May 11, 2017 at 7pm
    WHERE
    Bayview Opera House
    4705 Third St
    San Francisco, CA 94124
    United States
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    $10.00 USD · 14 rsvps rsvp

  • Cinematic SF @ Buriel Clay Theater

    Cinematic SF @ Buriel Clay Theater is one of a series of special presentations of APICC’s Cinematic SF film program. Showcasing the works of local filmmakers R.J. Lozada, Abhi Singh, Kevin Wong, and Jimmy Zhang from May 10-May 26, 2017, each screening will be held in a San Francisco community venue, with different performances and guest speakers. 

    The Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center (APICC) highlights the experiences of local San Francisco residents with their film program Cinematic SF. The screening at Buriel Clay theater (inside African American Arts & Culture Complex) brings special attention to documentary short “Gayle,” captures the daily experiences of an Tenderloin resident as she aspires to be a jazz musician and demonstrates the value of affordable SRO housing. The screening celebrates the works of local filmmakers and stories of local SF residents on film.

    Cinematic SF @ Buriel Clay Theater on May 18 will feature the films of Cinematic SF, musical performance by Gayle Rosemund. Preceded by additional local shorts produced by Bay Area Video Coalition’s media students.

    WHEN: Thursday May 18, 8PM

    WHERE: Buriel Clay Theater (At AAACC), SF


     About Cinematic SF

    The Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center presents this Special Presentation of Cinematic SF, a film program featuring the works of local API filmmakers documenting the stories of San Francisco’s diverse and invaluable residents. From the struggles of working artists to the daily goings-on of a vital community center, each film paints a unique portrait of the city’s underrepresented communities.

    There will be 4 screenings of Cinematic SF at community venues throughout the city of San Francisco, with special appearances by the filmmakers, the films' subjects, and guest speakers and performers.


    Other Cinematic SF Screenings

    Wed, May 10 @ 6:30PM, Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts

    Thu, May 11, @ 7PM, Bayview Opera House

    Fri, May 26, @ 7PM, Bayanihan Community Center

    WHEN
    May 18, 2017 at 7pm
    WHERE
    Buriel Clay Theater at AAACC
    762 Fulton St
    San Francisco, CA 94102
    United States
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    $10.00 USD · 13 rsvps rsvp

  • Cinematic SF @ Bayanihan Community Center (APICC)

    Cinematic SF @ Bayanihan Community Center is one of a series of special presentations of APICC’s Cinematic SF film program. Showcasing the works of local filmmakers R.J. Lozada, Abhi Singh, Kevin Wong, and Jimmy Zhang from May 10-May 26, 2017, each screening will be held in a San Francisco community venue, with different performances and guest speakers.

    The Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center (APICC) brings the new local film project CINEMATIC SF to San Francisco’s SoMa Pilipinas Filipino Heritage District to celebrate the value of a Filipino community space. Filmmaker R.J. Lozada presents his short film “A Space on Sixth and Mission” to illustrate the daily happenings of Bayanihan Community Center, located in the heart of the Filipino community of the South of Market district. With clinical services, dance rehearsal spaces, veteran celebrations, and more the film captures just a snippet of various groups who use and benefit from the space. While other works of Cinematic SF illuminate of the fears of SF residents as they may be priced out, “A Space on Sixth and Mission” demonstrates the diversity and absolute value of affordable and open community spaces.

    Cinematic SF @ Bayanihan Community Center on May 26 will feature the local films of Cinematic SF, and an interview/oral history of Bayanihan with Executive Director Bernadette Sy-Borja. Preceded by additional local shorts produced by Bay Area Video Coalition’s media students.

    *Proceeds from this screening will go to support Filipino specialty bookstore Arkipelago Books.

    WHEN: Friday May 26, 7PM

    WHERE: Bayanihan Community Center, SF


     About Cinematic SF

    The Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center presents this Special Presentation of Cinematic SF, a film program featuring the works of local API filmmakers documenting the stories of San Francisco’s diverse and invaluable residents. From the struggles of working artists to the daily goings-on of a vital community center, each film paints a unique portrait of the city’s underrepresented communities.

    There will be 4 screenings of Cinematic SF at community venues throughout the city of San Francisco, with special appearances by the filmmakers, the films' subjects, and guest speakers and performers.


    Other Cinematic SF Screenings

    Wed, May 10 @ 6:30PM, Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts

    Thu, May 11 @ 7:00PM, Bayview Opera House

    Thu, May 18, @ 8PM, Buriel Clay Theater (AAACC)

     

     

    WHEN
    May 26, 2017 at 7pm
    WHERE
    Bayanihan Community Center
    1010 Mission St
    San Francisco, CA 94103
    United States
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    $10.00 USD · 12 rsvps rsvp

  • Cinematic SF @ Mission Cultural Center (APICC)

    Cinematic SF @ Mission Cultural Center is one of a series of special presentations of APICC’s Cinematic SF film program. Showcasing the works of local filmmakers R.J. Lozada, Abhi Singh, Kevin Wong, and Jimmy Zhang from May 10-May 26, 2017, each screening will be held in a San Francisco community venue, with different performances and guest speakers.

    The Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center (APICC) brings the new local film project CINEMATIC SF to San Francisco’s Mission district, celebrating the city’s creative diversity and illuminating stories of displacement and gentrification. Featured film “No Vacancy” chronicles the experiences of local artists who strive to live in San Francisco while facing economic challenges and threat of eviction. Profiled artists include two who were part of a group of artists recently evicted from the art studio in the “Beast on Bryant” building, now being developed for new housing.

    Cinematic SF @ Mission Cultural Center on May 10 will feature the films of Cinematic SF, a talk on artists communities and displacement, and a special performance from Fogo Na Roupa. The films will be preceded by additional local shorts produced by Bay Area Video Coalition’s media students. 


     About Cinematic SF

    The Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center presents this Special Presentation of Cinematic SF, a film program featuring the works of local API filmmakers documenting the stories of San Francisco’s diverse and invaluable residents. From the struggles of working artists to the daily goings-on of a vital community center, each film paints a unique portrait of the city’s underrepresented communities.

    There will be 4 screenings of Cinematic SF at community venues throughout the city of San Francisco, with special appearances by the filmmakers, the films' subjects, and guest speakers and performers.


    Other Cinematic SF Screenings

    Thu, May 11 @ 7:00PM, Bayview Opera House

    Thu, May 18, @ 8PM, Buriel Clay Theater (AAACC)

    Fri, May 26, @ 7PM, Bayanihan Community Center

     

    WHEN
    May 10, 2017 at 7pm
    WHERE
    Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts
    2868 Mission St
    San Francisco, CA 94110
    United States
    Google map and directions
    $10.00 USD · 12 rsvps rsvp