Thursday, May 13, 2010

Screening of Saving Face on May 23

Join API Equality LA for a screening of Saving Face on May 23 1:30pm at Bruggemeyer Library in Monterey Park, 318 S Ramona Ave. Saving Face (2004, 96 min) is about a Chinese-American lesbian and her traditionalist mother who are reluctant to go public with secret loves that clash against cultural expectations.

**Ming-Yuen S. Ma, Associate Professor in Media Studies at Pitzer College in Claremont;
**Tim Dang, Producing artistic director of East West Players, “the nation’s pre-eminent Asian American theater troupe”;
**Noel Alumit, Los Angeles Times best-selling author of Letters to Montgomery Clift and Talking To the Moon

The panelists will be addressing issues of Asian Pacific Islanders in cinema and gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered people in the Asian Pacific Islander community.

Free popcorn and kuri manju at the screening and discussion!

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