5 years ago today, Seattle International Film Festival rolled out the red carpet for the World Premiere of A LOT LIKE YOU at my all-time favorite theater, Harvard Exit (RIP). Being there with my beloved creative team–Tom Kenney, Pete Droge, and Eric Frith. And having Mom as a surprise guest […]
While in Chicago, I missed the opening night of the Bojagi: Unwrapping Korean American Identities exhibition at Wing Luke Museum (November 14, 2014 – June 21, 2015). I had the pleasure of serving on the planning committee for this exhibit that “brings together diverse perspectives to explore and challenge what […]
We were so honored to be invited back by Vancouver Asian Film Festival for an encore screening of A Lot Like You–as a kick off event for 2013 VAFF. Our screening event was held at the beautiful Vancouver Public Library and was co-sponsored by community partners Hapa-palooza Festival and C3 […]
-Funny family dinners-Women go through a lot, and carry on.-We all share experiences-We need to let go of money-Money doesn’t buy happiness-People should treat each other better-Everyone is different but we still are very much alike-I feel sad, but happy. As human beings, we do great things and terrible things […]
found this note after putting lucy to bed. it was sitting on the kitchen table. this kid has clearly witnessed her mother weathering a relentless sea of rejection and disappointment getting this film funded, made and out into the world…(last word = “filmmaker”).
just got home. so much to share from this past week: – stepping out from behind the film and taking folks on a journey in real time through spoken word at Old Dominion University – setting the stage for the Santa Clara Domestic Violence Conference by rooting the conversation in […]
Tom and I headed over to PuzzleTree studios on Vashon today to meet with Eric, Elaine and Pete. (More on the fruits of our conversation in a future post.) When we returned home, there was a package at the side door. What a surprise to find this beautiful plaque from our Montreal “Best Doc Feature” win […]
The screening event was fabulous. The picture/sound quality was phenomenal–which was particularly impressive when I realized they were projecting from my preview DVD (turns out their DVCAM deck had died a gruesome death only a few days earlier. I can only imagine how much better it would’ve looked in DV/HDCAM!) The post-screening Q&A was […]