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Tuesday, April 08, 2008

Additional April Events

DC APA Film/Volunteer Open House

Come get involved with DC's only Asian American Film Festival now in its 9th year!

The 9th Annual DC APA Film Festival is just 6 months away, and we'd like to invite you to the Volunteer/Sponsor Open House on Thursday, April 10, 2008 at THE PARK from 6:30 to 9:30pm. This will be a good time to learn more about volunteer opportunities with the festival as well as to meet people involved with the organization. Free appetizers and drink specials will be available.

The Park is located at 920 14th St. NW, Washington DC.
Web site: http://www.theparkat14th.com/
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Saturday, April 12, 2008
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Hoff Theater
University of Maryland:
College Park, MD

The Institute of Vietnamese Culture and Education (IVCE) in
association with the Asian American Student Union of UMD, the
Organization of Vietnamese Professionals, the National Association of
Asian American Professionals of DC, and the 9th Annual DC Asian
Pacific American Film Festival is proud to present:

Trái Tim Bé Bỏng - THE LITTLE HEART

A poignant film about a dilemma that adversley effect the innocent
lives of young teenager. They begin to thirst and dream for a city
life with many colors and opportunities. But the city life has its own
dark sides with many traps, where the adults are taking advantages of
the innocents and they sell them into the brothels in Ho Chi Minh
City. There, these young teens are living the life of a prostitution
and eventually become infected with AIDS and with some of them dying
at a very young age.

Awards:
. The Global Film Initiative Award, 2007.
. Viet Nam Cinematography Association Silver Kite 2007 for best film,
best director, best actress, and best music.

$10 for non-students
$5 for students

A discussion with director Mr. Nguyễn Thanh Vân, cinematographer Mr.
Nguyễn Hữu Tuấn, and star actress Ms. Hồng Ánh will follow the
screening.
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A Dream in Doubt, a poignant documentary we showed at last year's festival is being screened locally this weekend. Come and check it out if you missed it the first time.

Sunday, April 13, 2008 at 5:00 PM
Busboys and Poets (DC)
Speaker: Co-Producer Preetmohan Singh
2021 14th St. NW, Washington, DC
http://www.communitycinema-dc.org

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