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Documentaries at AAIFF'14

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In this section, we are showing: BRINGING TIBET HOME (USA); THE COTABATO SESSIONS (THE PHILIPPINES, USA); FRED HO'S LAST YEAR (USA); GHINA (HONG KONG, ITALY, USA); KUMU HINA (USA); THE LOVE HOTEL (JAPAN, UK); STORIES FROM TOHOKU (USA)


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    BRINGING TIBET HOME

    Tenzin Tsetan Choklay / Asian American Titles at AAIFF'14, Documentaries at AAIFF'14 / USA / 2013 / Documentary / 82 mins
    In memory of his late father, Tibetan artist Tenzing Rigdol embarks on an unthinkable journey to smuggle 20 tons of native Tibetan soil to Dharamsala in India to give a chance for the thousands of Tibetans in exile to set foot on their native soil.
    BRINGING TIBET HOME

    City Cinema Village East
    July 31, 2014 8:30 pm


  2. THE COTABATO SESSIONS

    Joel Quizon / Asian American Titles at AAIFF'14, Documentaries at AAIFF'14 / The Philippines, USA / 2014 / Documentary / 25 mins
    A music-meets-cinema collaboration with composer and percussionist Susie Ibarra and director Joel Quizon, THE COTABATO SESSIONS is a documentary of the musical legacy of National Heritage artist, Danongan Kalanduyan and his family of Cotabato City in Mindanao, The Philippines.
    THE COTABATO SESSIONS

    Asia Society
    July 30, 2014 6:30 pm


  3. FRED HO’S LAST YEAR

    Steven de Castro / Asian American Titles at AAIFF'14, Documentaries at AAIFF'14 / USA / 2014 / Documentary / 58 mins
    An homage to the late award-winning avant-garde jazz composer, Asian American author and political activist, FRED HO’S LAST YEAR captures the unapologetic Fred Ho in an unbelievably productive year of 2013.
    FRED HO’S LAST YEAR SNEAK PREVIEW & PANEL

    Museum of Chinese in America
    July 31, 2014 7:00 pm

    FRED HO’S LAST YEAR & MUSIC TRIBUTE

    City Cinema Village East
    August 2, 2014 5:30 pm


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    GHINA

    Christine Choy / Asian Titles at AAIFF'14, Documentaries at AAIFF'14 / Hong Kong, Italy, USA / 2014 / Documentary / 69 mins
    Directed by Oscar nominee Christine Choy, GHINA explores the history of Chinese migrants to Ghana by not only examining their personal motivations for relocation, but also delving into the Chinese psyche as Ghana’s foreign “Other.”
    GHINA

    City Cinema Village East
    July 28, 2014 6:00 pm


  5. KUMU HINA

    Dean Hamer, Joe Wilson / Asian American Titles at AAIFF'14, Documentaries at AAIFF'14 / USA / 2014 / Documentary / 77 mins
    A powerful film about the struggle to maintain Pacific Islander culture and values, told told through the lens of a Native Hawaiian teacher who is both a proud and confident mahu, or transgender woman, and an admired kumu, or cultural practitioner.

    Preceded by: DRESS

    KUMU HINA

    City Cinema Village East
    July 27, 2014 2:30 pm


  6. THE LOVE HOTEL

    Philip Cox, Hikaru Toda / Asian Titles at AAIFF'14, Documentaries at AAIFF'14 / Japan, UK / 2014 / Documentary / 90 mins
    An extraordinarily colorful Ukiyo-e of the most private and anonymous spaces in Japanese society and a subtly bold revelation on love, sex and intimacy.

    Preceded by: GRANDMA’S ALILANG

    THE LOVE HOTEL

    City Cinema Village East
    July 25, 2014 8:30 pm

    THE LOVE HOTEL

    Made in NY Media Center by IFP
    July 26, 2014 3:00 pm


  7. STORIES FROM TOHOKU

    Dianne Fukami, Eli Olson / Asian American Titles at AAIFF'14, Documentaries at AAIFF'14 / USA / 2013 / Documentary / 55 mins
    STORIES FROM TOHOKU follows the first Japanese American delegation sent to help rebuild the Tohoku region devastated by the March 2011 triple disaster and documents the lives of several survivors of the worst disaster to hit Japan since Hiroshima.
    STORIES FROM TOHOKU

    City Cinema Village East
    July 27, 2014 3:30 pm