Come to the Vancouver Asian Film Festival and enjoy the wide variety of films!
As a community partner, World Poetry is honoured to co-present Dark Passage shorts based on poetic themes.
Program 2 – Dark Passage http://vaff.org/2://vaff.org/2014/shorts-programs/program-2-dark-passage014/shorts-programs/program-2-dark-passage/
Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas November 7, 2014 5:00 pm
Some of the films below. For more information on all these worthy films:
My Red Guard
LUCAS LI / PROGRAM 2: DARK PASSAGE / AUSTRALIA / 2014 / HYBRID DOCUMENTARY / 7 MINS
An intimate story about the enduring legacy of Mao’s Cultural revolution, the challenging relationship between mothers and daughters, and the transformative power of music
Alana, a gifted fifteen-year-old Chinese/Australian songwriter must learn to understand her overbearing mother’s traumatic past in order heal their strained relationship. Alana needs Shelley to record her latest song inside their home studio but creative differences and personality clashes are threatening to derail the whole process.
“A Greek tragedy told in a Chinese pop song” that outlines the tragic events of a boat Captain who must collect a debt to save his fleet of boats, as remembered by his ten year old son.
National Board of Review Student Grant- CUFF 2013, Film School Shorts/KQED Special Recognition – CUFF 2013, Brick Company Line Producing Award- CUFF 2013, Winner Hammer to the Nail Fall 2013, TIFF Canada’s Top Ten Films 2013, Honorable Mention Best Short- Reel Asian International Film Festival 2013, Best Short -Whistler Film Festival 2013, Best Short- Caamfest Film Festival 2014, Grand Jury Prize- Student Short- Dallas International Film Festival 2014, Jury Prize – Bangkok International Student Film Festival 2014, Nominated- Canadian Screen Academy Award 2014, Best Short Fiction – CIMMFEST 2014, Best Short- Yorkton Film Festival 2014, Finalist – Tel Aviv Student Film Festival 2014, Best Short World Cinema- Indy film Festival 2014, Special Mention Aprile Award- Milano International Film Festival 2014.
More details on site: http://vaff.org/2://vaff.org/2014/shorts-programs/program-2-dark-passage014/shorts-programs/program-2-dark-passage