BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.966@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20060510T000000Z DTEND:20060510T000000Z DESCRIPTION:VC DIGITAL POSSE 06 EDITION\nWednesday\, May 10\, 8:00 p.m.\nAr atani/Japan America Theatre\, 244 S. San Pedro Street\, Los Angeles\, CA 9 0012\n\nOnce again\, Visual Communications proudly presents the latest edi tion of works from its pioneering emerging filmmaker program\, the Armed W ith a Camera Fellowship. In tandem with a couple of new works from the UCL A Center for EthnoCommunications' Video Ethnography Workshop\, this groupi ng of new works casts an eye on the social situation\, and how us Asian p eoples—youngsters\, seniors\, queer\, straight\, wannabes\, never-were's and just about everything else in between—are making an impact on the w hole big scene.\n\nShow order to be determined.\n\n<strong>A DAY BEHIND BA RS</strong>\n(United States\, 2006) Dir.: Apollo Victoria\nRudy Corpuz of United Playaz takes at-risk youth\non a day trip to visit prisoners of San Quentin.\nOrganizers\, youth and prisoners give their viewpoints\non the program and on prison issues.\n\n<strong>THE DEBUTANTES OF ORANGE COUNTY</ strong>\n(United States\, 2006) Dir.: Rhianne Paz Bergado\nExplores the cr ossroads of music\, culture\, and\ngender hidden behind the Orange Curtain .\n\n<strong>FOR TOMORROW MAY RAIN</strong>\n(United States\, 2006) Dir.: Sandra Chheng\nGal buys products to fill the void in her life\, but\nthe p ursuit of a pair of yellow rain boots leads\nher to the unexpected.\n\n<st rong>GOT BOOK?\nAUNTIE HELEN'S GIFT OF BOOKS</strong>\n(United States\, 20 05) Dir.: Florante Peter Ibanez\nGOT BOOK? profiles Helen Agcaoili Summers \nBrown\, founder of the Filipino American Library.\n\n<strong>HANG IN THE RE BABY!</strong>\n(United States\, 2006) Dir.: Michael D. Caigoy\nA surre al meditation on the fickle character of\nhappiness and motivation.\n\n<st rong>HONORABLE SON</strong>\n(United States\, 2006) Dir.: Jay Esguerra\nA Filipino son must open a dialogue to confront\nparental silence in acknowl edging his gay\nidentity at home.\n\n<strong>HOOPTOWN INTERNATIONAL</stron g>\n(United States\, 2006) Dir.: A. Gabe Pagtama\nA youth basketball organ ization that has produced\nplayers playing college basketball in America a nd\nprofessional basketball in the Philippines.\n\n<strong>METRO ES PARA T ODOS:\n"GRANDMA" HEE POK KIM & THE BUS RIDERS UNION</strong>\n(United Stat es\, 2006) Dir.: Eurie Chung\nAn elderly Los Angeles Koreatown denizen\nre counts her activities with the Bus Riders' Union.\n\n<strong>PANDA MAN</st rong>\n(United States\, 2006) Dir.: Rebecca Yee\nRick Yitt sought to liber ate pandas and end panda\nexploitation\, until attacked and killed by the\ ninfamous giant panda\, Ling-Ling.\n\n<strong>TRANS ART</strong>\n(United States\, 2006) Dir.: Maricar Camaya\nExamines art in the lives of Dominic Madrid\, a\nsinger and performance artist\, and Ryka Aoki de\nla Cruz\, an artist and organizer of Trans/Giving.\n\n<strong>YIGGER</strong>\n(United States\, 2006) Dir.: Koji Sakai\, Joseph Phong Dao\nRyan wants to be Afri can American so bad that he\neven sees himself as one.\n\nAll programs sub ject to change and/or cancellation without notice.\nTo purchase tickets ca ll: (213) 680-4462 x59\; or visit the VC FILMFEST website: \n<a href="http ://www.vconline.org">www.vconline.org</a>\n\nCommunity Co-Presenter: UCLA Center for EthnoCommunications\n\nFESTIVAL SPONSORS: PRESENTING: Honda\; P REMIUM: Directors Guild of America\; \nPLATINUM: L.A. Weekly\, National En dowment for the Arts\, Workplace Hollywood\; GOLD: Multicultural Radio Bro adcast\, Inc.\, Project by Project\, Sony Pictures Entertainment\, Wahoo's Fish Taco\; OFFICIAL FESTIVAL BEER: Heineken\; SILVER: Department of Cult ural Affairs - City of Los Angeles\, Eastman Kodak Company\, FOX\, Los Ang eles County Arts Commission\, L.A. Digital\, Mole-Richardson Co.\, MTV Fil ms\, MUSE\, Tiger Cinema\; BRONZE: CJ Entertainment America\, Diskovery Ce nter\, East West Players\, Hitachi\, Ltd.\, Japanese American Cultural & C ommunity Center\, Japanese American National Museum\, SAG Indie\, Search t o Involve Pilipino Americans\, Union Bank of California\, Warner Independe nt Pictures\, Writers Guild of America\, West Inc.\; FESTIVAL AWARDS: East man Kodak Company\, Write Brothers\, Inc.\; TRAVEL: Cathay Pacific Airways \, Southwest Airlines\; RECEPTION: Blue Hen\, Buddha's Belly\, Coalition o f Asian Pacifics in Entertainment\, Creative Floral Designs\, EmergenC\, P enta Water\, Sjoeblom\, Sushi Dan\, Via Café\, Wahoo's Fish Taco\; VC@NIT E: Game Boy LA\, jd8 Records\, The Plan C Group\, Inc.\; MEDIA: GIANT ROBO T\, IKON\, ImaginAsian TV\, LA 18\, LA Weekly\, Multicultural Radio Broadc ast\, Inc.\, Munky King\, thirteenminutes Magazine\; VENUE: Aratani/Japan America Theatre\, Directors Guild of America\, Laemmle's Sunset 5\, Nation al Center for the Preservation of Democracy\; Invitation Printing: Nonstop Printing \nPLATINUM SPONSOR:\nL.A. Weekly - National Endowment for the Ar ts - Workplace Hollywood\nPREMIUM SPONSOR:\nDirectors Guild of America\nPR ESENTING SPONSOR:\nHonda SUMMARY:VC Film Festival: VC Digital Posse 6 Edition URL:/en/events/2006/05/10/vc-film-festival-vc-digital-posse-6-edition/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR