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Closing Night Film of the 2009 Festival Announced

Closing Night Film of the 2009 Festival Announced
APA Film is proud to announce that 9500 LIBERTY will be the Opening Night Film for the 10th Annual DC Asian Pacific American Film Festival beginning October 1st. This highly anticipated documentary, by local filmmakers Eric Byler and Annabel Park, examines the political and socio-economic impact of the notorious battle over immigration in Prince William County, VA just outside Washington, D.C.
For more information visit:
9500 Liberty trailer and website
9500 Liberty YouTube Channel
Washington Post article(s) and the immigration debate coverage
CNN story
9500 Liberty screens with Geoffrey Quan’s short film The Other Way Round
Tickets for Opening Night and the festival will be available in late September. Sign up for our newsletter to be notified as soon as tickets go on sale. Read the full press release here.

APA Film is proud to announce that CHILDREN OF INVENTION will be the Closing Night Film for the 10th Annual DC Asian Pacific American Film Festival. This Official Selection at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival has won several Grand Jury awards across the U.S. and will make its Washington, D.C. premier on October 10th, closing the festival. Director and Writer Tze Chun’s previous short film Windowbreaker was an official selection at the 2007 DC APA Film Festival.

Children of Invention (dir. Tze Chun)

Children of Invention (dir. Tze Chun)

This feaure narrative has been heralded for its moving portrayal of an American personal injury attorney boca caught in the economic crisis of our time, through the eyes of two clever children who find a way to cope when their mother goes missing.

For more information visit:

Children of Invention website

Boston Globe interview with Tze Chun on shooting his film in Boston

Interview with Tze Chun on Asian American parenting in the SF Chronicle

Tickets for Closing Night and the rest of the festival will be available in late September. Sign up for our newsletter to be notified as soon as tickets go on sale.

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