Tuesday, March 4, 2014

FREE Film Screening of Late Summer March 5th at 5:30PM

The Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival is partnering with African American Museum in Philadelphia and Black Film Advisory Committee to bring the film Late Summer to our area. This is a wonderfully collaborative film directed by Korean American Ernie Park and starring an all African American cast.



The film follows the life of Nadia who lives in a small house in rural Tennessee with her mother Sonya, who is recovering from a recent illness. Torn between staying at home to care for her mother or move several states away to a good university, Nadia spends her summer trying to decide between family obligation and personal growth.followed by a panel discussion featuring local African American and Asian American filmmakers. The screening, followed by a panel discussion, will take place on Thursday, March 6, from 5:30PM-7:30PM at the African American Museum in Philadelphia located at 701 Arch St.

Panelists: 
  • Nuala Cabral - BlackStar Film Festival Youth Program Coordinator 
  • Mike Dennis - Reelblack Founder 
  • Eiko Fan - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Sculpture Teacher, Performance Artist 
  • Boone Nguyen - Scribe Video Program Manager 
Admission is free, but please reserve your tickets here. 

View the trailer for the Film!

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