Date: Fridays, 5:30PM to 8:00PM
July 7, 14, 21, 28;
August 4, 11, 18, 25, 2006

Place: 25 West 43rd Street, Room 1000,
between 5th & 6th Avenues, Manhattan

Free Admission

Why spend your sunsets at home, when you can visit AAARI, and experience the best films that Asians have to offer from around the globe? This eight session workshop will guide viewers on a retrospective study through some of Asian American / Asian cinema's most beloved and highly acclaimed films from the past decade.


Series Lineup
(All films shown in their native language, with English subtitles.)

Date Movie
July 7 Happy Together (Hong Kong)
July 14 Monsoon Wedding (India)
July 21 Shall We Dance? (Japan)
July 28 Beautiful Boxer (Thailand)
Aug 4 Old Boy (South Korea)
Aug 11 Memoirs of a Geisha (USA)
Aug 18 Brokeback Mountain (USA)
Aug 25 Perhaps Love (China)

Warning: Some films may contain adult content that may be deemed objectionable. Please note this warning before registering for this workshop. Thank you.

Instructor Biography

Daryl Chin is currently on the selection committee for the Independent Feature Project Market; he was one of the judges for Asian Cinevision's Screenplay Competition. He was Associate Editor for PAJ: A Journal of Performance & Art. He contributes articles to the websites DVD Beaver, Masters of Cinema and His blog can be found at:







Sunset Cinema


Movie Synopses


Workshop Instructor
Daryl Chin

Workshop Coordinator
Antony Wong

Technical Assistance
Phillip Li
Lawrence Tse

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