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2017 Asian American International Film Festival | New York City

SAG AFTRA SCREENPLAY READING–AAISC17 HELEN EVER AFTER

120 mins

SAG-AFTRA SCREENPLAY READING

Asia Society
July 30, 2017 4:30 pm

Description

***This event is pay-what-you-wish.***

The 40th Asian American International Film Festival, with support from SAG-AFTRA, is pleased to present the annual screenplay reading, which features this year’s AAISC winning script HELEN EVER AFTER by Helen Wong, directed by Leviathan artistic director Flordelino Lagundino.

HELEN EVER AFTER (A Transgender Story)

After a series of embarrassing events caused by her hallucinations, a transgender woman must embark on an ‘epic’ coming out journey along with her imaginary friends and guardian angel.

 Co-presented by SAG-AFTRA and Leviathan Lab

 

About Leviathan Lab

Founded in 2009, Leviathan Lab (LL) is an award-winning not-for-profit creative studio whose mission is the advancement of Asian and Asian American (A/AA) performing artists and their work. Through the speaking of A/AA artists’ words, and the presentation of A/AA bodies, presence, and gestures on stage and on screen, LL works to open spaces that promote social justice, bridge communities, and assert the power of art to change the world. We function as a lab where artists can be courageous, experiment, and thrive, even as they create works that captivate the young, professional NYC audiences we serve. www.leviathanlab.com

AAISC17 finalists are:

HELEN EVER AFTER by Helen Wong (Winner)

SOYBEAN by Lee Liu

BONNEVILLE by John Lew

 

 

Dates & Times

SAG-AFTRA SCREENPLAY READING

Asia Society
July 30, 2017 4:30 pm