Families on the Edge Saturday, October 9, 2004 - 12:30 pm

Families in these short films maintain a delicate balance as members combine their individual responsibilities, goals and opinions with shared values, practices and the comforts of knowing that you can always go home.
Filmmakers Bryant Wang and David Au will be in attendance

Admission: FREE [Please arrive 15-30 minutes early to pass through security]

Narrative Short

Title

Director

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Eat Rice

Angela How

13

Video

(Mandarin w/E.S. & English)
Three women partake in their daily afternoon lunch ritual until three men disturb the peace.

 

Documentary Short

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Top Woman Shooter

Bryant Wang

22

Video

A compelling documentary about a wife and mother who happens to be one of the top action handgun shooters in the world.


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Fresh Like Strawberries

David Au

12

Video

Emma, a middle-aged Asian American woman, juggles the pressures of dealing with an obnoxious husband who is going through a mid-life crisis and a son who is bringing home a guest for dinner.


Documentary Short

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Selling Louie's Village (Without Breaking the Yolk)

Jason Mak

14

Video

The Louie family adapts to life in the rural Pacific Northwest while operating a family-owned Chinese restaurant.

Venue Information

National Musuem of American History
Carmichael Auditorium
14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC
202-633-1000
http://americanhistory.si.edu

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