Date(s) - 05/03/2018
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Pao Arts Center
Films take center stage at the Pao Arts Center with films presented by The Boston Asian American Film Festival (BAAFF). Join us for a curated selection of documentary films showcasing both contemporary and historic Asian American experiences this spring!
Screening will be followed by a Skype Q & A with the filmmaker.
Thursday May 3 | 6:30-8:30pm | Finding KUKAN
Filmaker Robin Lung investigates the case of Li Ling-Ai, the un-credited female producer of KUKAN, a landmark color film that revealed the atrocities of World War II China to audiences around the world. KUKAN has the rare honor of being the first ever American feature documentary to receive an Academy Award® in 1942.
The Boston Asian American Film Festival (BAAFF) empowers the Asian American community through film by showcasing Asian American experiences and serving as a resource to filmmakers and the Greater Boston Community. Our film selections highlight both historic and contemporary stories in an effort to deepen understanding and appreciation of Asian American experiences. Hosted in Boston, Massachusetts, this festival attracts people from all over the country every year.