Saturday, May 18, 8:00 p.m. | Join the Asian American Showcase and Kartemquin Films for this preview screening and discussion with directors of the seven films supported by The Peng Zhao and Cherry Chen AAPI Voices Fund at Kartemquin. Meet the talent behind these impactful and dynamic films which reflect varied experiences of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community. IN DIALOGUE: Joua Lee Grande (SPIRITED), Jason Rhee (pictured, EJ LEE: ALL AMERICAN), Kimberlee Bassford and producer Lou Wang-Holborn (IRIS CHANG: POWER OF ONE), Jiayan “Jenny” Shi (UNTITLED SCIENTIST PROJECT), Quyên Nguyen-Le (NOBUKO MIYAMOTO: A SONG IN MOVEMENTS), Emily Strong (COMING OF HERITAGE), and Dave Yim and producer Kitty Hu (CHINATOWN FUTURES).

Asian American Showcase: Presented as an annual collaboration with the Foundation for Asian American Independent Media and now celebrating its 27th year, the Asian American Showcase (AAS) provides a platform for new work by established and emerging Asian American filmmakers. View full program.

The Film Center is ADA accessible. This presentation will be projected without open captions. The theater is hearing-loop equipped. For accessibility requests, please email