Time: 6PM to 8PM

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


6PM - Greetings

Vinit Parmar, Chair, CUNY Asian American Film Festival

Dr. Brian Schwartz, Vice President, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs - CUNY Graduate Center; and Board Member, Asian American / Asian Research Institute - CUNY

6:10PM - Guest Speaker

Tze Chun, Director/Writer, Children of Invention

6:20PM - Screening

Note: Tonight's showcased feature films are judge selects, meaning, that they have surpassed expectations and are of such superior quality to represent CUNY's best art products. Festival organizers reserve the right to withhold prizes for submissions that do not meet qualifying standards.

7:45PM - Award Ceremony

Presentation of Certificates of Participation

Best Documentary Film
Struggle for Existence
Laurie Sumiye (Filiak) - Hunter College

Runner-up Documentary Film
Undocumented Hope
Tanvir Toy - Brooklyn College

Honorable Mention Documentary Film
Nurturing the Hybrid Identity
Sudip Shakya - Brooklyn College

Best Fiction Film
Behold the Swelling Scene
Munjong (Arckii) Kim - Brooklyn College

Runner-up Fiction Film
Jon-Carlos Evans - City College

Best Experimental Film
Pyeunghun Baik - Brooklyn College

Runner-up Experimental Film
Jung Eun Kim - Lehman College




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2010 Film Festival

Festival Program




Festival Chairman
Vinit Parmar

Panel of Judges
John Acosta
Young Cheong
Yunah Hong
David Hou
Herman Lew
Leslie McCleave
Terry Park
Vinit Parmar
Saadia Toor

Asian CineVision
Drama Fever
Subway Cinema

William Tam

Technical Assistance
Antony Wong
Zhu-Hui Wu

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