March 17 Party for Shanghai Kiss, Tre and Baby

Shanghai Kiss/Tre Afterparty & Baby World Premiere Party

a (H)API hour fundraiser for APAs for Progress
co-hosted by the Harvard B-School Asian American Alumni Association
with special guests the Asian American Journalists Association SF Bay Area*

Saturday, March 17, 2007
8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Dot Bar in the Miyako Hotel
$10 suggested donation at the door
(proceeds go to APAs for Progress)


Join special guests Tre director Eric Byler and writer/actor Kimberly-Rose Wolter, Shanghai Kiss directors Kern Konwiser, David Ren, producer Kip Konwiser and actor Ken Leung, along with Baby director Juwan Chung, producer Jason Cerrato, and stars Tzi Ma, Ron Yuan, Kenny Choi and Feodor Chin, plus Present director Jacqueline Kim, Undoing director Chris Chan Lee, Better Luck Tomorrow’s Karin Anna Cheung, Yul Kwon from Survivor, and filmmakers and stars from other festival entries and from the Bay Area arts community.

Click on the photos below to learn more about each movie.

“This festival isn’t just about the Asian American community supporting its artists; it’s also about artists supporting the community,” says Eric Byler, writer/director of Charlotte Sometimes, Americanese, and TRE. “The alchemy of the arts and media is a path to political empowerment for Asian Americans and for all marginalized communities. As artists, we can lead the way by joining and supporting organizations like Asian Pacific Americans for Progress. We’d be nowhere without the community’s support, so really, this is the least we can do.”

See two examples of how Eric and others did this in the 2006 campaign:

* YouTube: 2006 VA Senate Race: Looking Back at Role of Asian Americans
* YouTube: Daniel Dae Kim Calls Out the APA Community

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*The AAJA-SF Bay Area chapter’s presence at this event does not necessarily constitute an endorsement of the event organizers.

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