Asian-American/Asian Research Institute

"Bridging CUNY and the
Asian-American Community."


2005 CUNY Asian American
Film / Media Festival

Date: Friday, May 27, 2005 | Time: 6:00PM to 8:00PM

Place: CUNY Graduate Center - Martin E. Segal Theatre
365 5th Avenue (Corner of 34th Street), Manhattan

Festival Objective: To promote the artistic visual talents of CUNY students, and to provide a central location to display their creative works.  The festival will encourage networking among students that are separated by the different CUNY campuses.  One of the missions of the Asian American / Asian Research Institute is to become an intellectual and cultural center for New York's diverse Asian American community.

Prize Awards: First Prize ($200), Runner-Up ($100)
*Per Category: Fiction, Documentary & Experimental

All film or media submissions will be reviewed by our distinguished panel of judges, who will render a decision as to who will take home the top prizes for each category on the night of the festival.

2005 Winners & Runner-ups

Fiction Film

  • Winner: Like Any Other Day - Iee-Ra Kim (City College)
  • Runner-up: Pretty - Shabbir Hassan (Brooklyn College)

Documentary Film

  • Winner: T.V. - Lowell D. Ing (City College)
  • Runner-up: Balikbayan - Alan Raquel (City College)
  • Honorable Mention: Portrait of an Artist - Alexandra (Sasha) Artemova (Brooklyn College)

Experimental Film

  • Winner: Felix - Lowell D. Ing (City College)
  • Runner-up: Absent - Chenting (Tinx) Chan (College of Staten Island)

Festival Program | Film Synopses | Panel of Judges | Discussion Board

Panel of Judges: Daryl Chin, Dan Fernandez, Yunah Hong, Kelly Jeong, Herman Lew, Roopali Mukherjee, Vinit Pamar, and Thomas Tam

Festival Chairperson: Herman Lew

Festival Coordinator: Phillip Li

Festival Archive

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