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And Thereafter II

And Thereafter II

South Korea, USA | 2006 | 56 mins
Director: Hosup Lee

A former sex industry worker in South Korea lives in isolation after being widowed by her American GI husband in this poignant portrait of resilience. With MATCH MADE (48m).

Sun 3/18 2:30 PM - AMC 1000 Van Ness
Thu 3/22 6:45 PM - AMC 1000 Van Ness

Bolinao 52

Bolinao 52

USA, Philippines | 2007 | 58 mins
Director: Duc Nguyen

In 1980, over 100 people fled Vietnam aboard the Bolinao boat to escape persecution; only half survived. An important film that honors the memories of all who left their homeland.

Mon 3/19 6:30 PM - AMC 1000 Van Ness
Sat 3/24 2:30 PM - Camera 12 Cinemas

The Cats of Mirikitani

The Cats of Mirikitani

USA | 2006 | 74 mins
Director: Linda Hattendorf

This portrait of an unusual friendship between the filmmaker and homeless artist Jimmy Mirikitani demonstrates the healing powers of art and community. With PILGRIMAGE (22m).

Sat 3/17 12:00 PM - AMC 1000 Van Ness
Sat 3/24 12:00 PM - Camera 12 Cinemas

A Dream in Doubt

A Dream in Doubt

USA | 2007 | 56 mins
Director: Tami Yeager

After his brother is murdered days after 9/11 for wearing a turban, a Sikh man must reconcile the “American Dream” with the reality of today’s world. With SOMEONE ELSE’S WAR (26m).

Tue 3/20 7:15 PM - AMC 1000 Van Ness

Koryo Saram—The Unreliable People

Koryo Saram—The Unreliable People

USA | 2007 | 57 mins
Directors: Y. David Chung,Matt Dibble

The untold history of the Soviet Koreans who were forced to live in Kazakhstan by Josef Stalin in an attempt to eradicate their language and traditions. With MOTHERLAND (40m).

Tue 3/20 7:00 PM - Opera Plaza Cinema
Thu 3/22 7:00 PM - AMC 1000 Van Ness

Na Kamalei:  The Men of Hula

Na Kamalei: The Men of Hula

USA | 2006 | 57 mins
Director: Lisette Marie Flanary

The heartfelt story of the first Hawaiian all-male hula group’s journey to the prestigious Merrie Monarch Festival in 2005 on the group’s 30th anniversary.

Fri 3/16 7:00 PM - AMC 1000 Van Ness

New Year Baby

New Year Baby

USA, Cambodia | 2006 | 74 mins
Director: Socheata Poeuv

After her parents make a startling revelation, Socheata Poeuv travels to Cambodia to unravel the mystery surrounding her family’s survival under the oppression of the Khmer Rouge.

Sun 3/18 5:00 PM - AMC 1000 Van Ness
Wed 3/21 9:30 PM - Opera Plaza Cinema

Oh, Saigon

Oh, Saigon

USA | 2007 | 57 mins
Director: Doan Hoang

Twenty-five years after their flight from Vietnam, Doan Hoang sets out to find her family’s story and discovers many hidden secrets. With GOING HOME (20m).

Sat 3/17 7:30 PM - AMC 1000 Van Ness
Wed 3/21 9:15 PM - AMC 1000 Van Ness
Sun 3/25 4:45 PM - Camera 12 Cinemas

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