The ID Film Festival: Sept 25 - Sept 28, 2008

Monday, September 08, 2008

The ID Film Festival is going to be held down at the Japanese American National Museum from September 25 - September 28th, and is dedicated to contemporary digital films that explore and celebrate identity crisis in the diverse API community.

The festival schedule

Sept. 25: Opening night: The LA premier of Ra Choi -- a narrative feature film about Vietnamese Australian streets kids.

Sept. 26: Conflicting Passions: A series of short documentaries that present the conflicting identities within the pan Asian/Pacific Islander community.

Sept. 27: Gone Shopping: A satirical Singaporean feature film about the unique world of Singaporean shopping malls.

Sept. 28: Non/Fiction: Brings together four shorts that tread the boundary of fiction and non fiction.

Trailers from some of the films

Ra Choi


Gone Shopping

Running Dragon

The festival is free for Japanese American National Museum members and $5 for non-members for each film. They recommend purchasing tickets in advance by calling 213-625-0414 or by going to the visitor center at the National Museum (all screenings will be at the Democracy Forum in the National Center for the Preservation of Democracy).

Get on out and learn more about the great set of films that will be showing at the festival's site.