Date: Thursday, May 24, 2007 | Time: 6PM to 8PM

Place: CUNY Graduate Center - Martin E. Segal Theatre
365 Fifth Avenue (Corner of 34th Street), Manhattan


2007 Winners & Runner-ups

Fiction Film

  • Winner: Smiling Eyes - Sheauyunn Soo  (Brooklyn College)

  • Runner-up: The Hole in the Sky - Takeshi Fukunaga (Brooklyn College)

  • Honorable Mention: Broadway Bound - Bandar Albuliwi (Brooklyn College)

Documentary Film

  • Winner: Portrait of a Terra Cotta Artist - Michal Shilo (Brooklyn College)


Objective: In order to promote the artistic visual talents, and to stimulate communication among CUNY students who are separated by the different campuses spread across the five boroughs, the CUNY Asian American Film Festival was created to provide a central location to display their creative works, and to network among colleagues involved in the same field of study.

Winner ($200) and runner-up prize ($100) awarded for each category:

1. Fiction
2. Documentary
3. Experimental
4. Music Video (New Category)

On the evening of the festival, winners will be awarded in the following four categories: Documentary; Fiction; Experimental; and Music Video. Winning films will be screened after the award ceremony, and then followed by a Questions and Answers session with the winners.

Guest Speaker: J.T. Takagi, Independent Filmmaker & Production Coordinator/Business Manager, Third World Newsreel







2007 Film Festival

Festival Program



Festival Chairman
Vinit Parmar

Festival Co-Chairman
Gustavo Mercado

Panel of Judges
Mobina Hashmi
Yunah Hong
Herman Lew
Dan Matas
Gustavo Mercado
Roopali Mukherjee
Vinit Parmar

Antony Wong

Festival Archive

2017 | 2016 | 2015 |
2014 | 2013 | 2012 |
2011 | 2010 | 2009 |
2008 | 2007 | 2006 |
2005 | 2004



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