Visiting Filmmakers

Oct 3 Visiting Filmmakers Series: Jessica Beshir with Faya Dayi

Oct 3 Visiting Filmmakers Series: Jessica Beshir with Faya Dayi

Free screening of the Oscar-shortlisted film, Faya Dayi, followed by a conversation with filmmaker Jessica Beshir. The documentary explores the complex worlds of khat, a euphoria-inducing and addictive plant once valued for its purportedly mystical properties.

Joseph Le: From YouTube to the Marvel Universe

Joseph Le: From YouTube to the Marvel Universe

The long days and nights spent shooting, editing, and releasing short films of the test fights he was creating... meant that Le could start submitting his films to different festivals... like the 48 Hour Film Project, and via YouTube.

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Feb 17: VFS: S. Leo Chiang, Our Time Machine

Feb 17: VFS: S. Leo Chiang, Our Time Machine

S. Leo Chiang talks about Our Time Machine, which follows the story of Chinese artist Ma Liang (Maleonn) and his father, an accomplished Peking Opera director, diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. They collaborate on a stage performance that ponders the meanings of memory, history, and identity.

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