NEWS & UPDATES
On Friday, September 16th, the AAAFF and the UT Center for Asian American Studies will present a free screening of THE LOST ARCADE, with a Skype Q&A by filmmakers Kurt Vincent and Irene Chin! The event will begin at 6:30 PM at UT Austin, in the Avaya Auditorium (POB 2.302), 201 E. 24th St.read more
For Hu, only film could fully realize the promise of Chinese stage traditions. As he told Tony Rayns, “I’m very interested in the Peking opera, and particularly its movement and action effects, although I think it’s difficult to express them adequately on stage … the physical limitations are too great.”read more
While MOUNTAINS MAY DEPART is perfectly of a piece with Jia’s filmography, there’s something else going on too. In Jia’s own words, it was explicitly conceived as a “sentimental” film, “elaborating the emotions without any jagged edges.” Such directness may be off-putting …read more
This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.