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Fiesta Asia Film Festival
“The Lucky Few”
"The Lucky Few" tells the story of the dramatic rescue of more than 30,000 Vietnamese refugees by USS Kirk (DE1087) in April 1975. This film, which profiles the remarkable humanitarian effort of the United States Navy and that has empowered generations of Vietnamese-Americans. The film is also to dedicate, support and promote the education of the American Vietnamese community and its history. The purpose of the film to profile the great humanitarian effort of the United States Armed Forces services, to educate not just the Asian Pacific American generations but America in earning our human freedom, and triumph.
CAPT Paul Jacobs, USS Kirk, FF/DE 1087 will be present for Q&A and the post film reception.
$12.00 including post film reception
Film Producer in Navy Medical Bureau Mr. Jan Herman
“Real Geisha Real Women” - A Documentary by Peter MacIntosh
Real Geisha Real Women is a documentary by Peter MacIntosh about the lives of several women in Kyoto, Japan of various generations who are, or have been maiko and geiko (the Kyoto terms for geisha). Their stories are told in their own words as a series of vignettes without the use of a narrator. Rare footage of their journeys outside of Kyoto includes a hometown visit, a trip to Tokyo, as well as travels abroad. www.realgeisharealwomen.com
Co-presented with Chin Hamaya Cultural Center
In 1996 a small Korean town is undergoing a large-scale construction in preparation for Winter Olympics bid. In the middle of the construction, the local committee receives a report that they do not have sufficient athletes to compete. they conclude to form a ski jump team in order to represent the event. Former American Junior alpine athlete Bob is an adoptee who came to Korea in search of his mother. With 4 other non-experienced athletes, he form the first Korean ski jump team. there’s no turning back, it’s a challenge they committed to.
with Korean Cultural Center
Historical Society WDC
801 K St NW
Asia Heritage Foundation
Asia Heritage Foundation (AHF) is an established cultural organization aiming to share, celebrate, and promote the diversity of Asian heritage and culture through the arts, traditions, education, cuisine, and way of life represented in the Washington DC Metropolitan area. For more information, please visit www.asiaheritagefoundation.org You can also email us at email@example.com