Archive 2010
Asians on Film
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Asians on Film
Asians on Film is an international English language blog featuring people working in film, television and new media.  Performance 4a produces coverage of Asian-Australians in film for the blog.
 
COOLie
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COOLie is a unique showcase of Asian-Australian storytelling and performance.  The inaugural season took place at Belvoir St Downstairs Theatre on 1-13 Feb, 2011.  Comprising three shows:

Meeting at Moree - Chinese Australian meets Indigenous Australia through the stories of William Yang and Noeline Briggs-Smith

Stories East & West - six storytellers link Asia and Australia, past and present, family and personal aspiration.  Directed by William Yang and Annette Shun Wah

About Face - from mini-skirted vixens to big pants percussion, and searing torch song to a genuine 70s guitar hero. Les Gock, Paul Cordeiro, Lena Cruz, Suara Indonesia Dance and comedians Jennifer Wong and Oliver Phommavanh address turn expectations 180 degrees. Directed by Lisa Freshwater.

 
Devils 6 Commandments
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Good reviews are rolling in for The Devil’s 6 Commandments , a low budget, independent feature screening at Sydney's Chauvel Cinema until 24 Nov. With a richly multicultural cast and crew, led by Indonesian writer, director and producer Dicky Tanuwidjaya, it stars Gianna Pattison and Felino Dolloso. Dicky describes his film as an action flick with a bit of drama and dark comedy. Read the Urban Cinefile review , or check out the trailer .

 
COOLie
coolie_100.jpg COOLie

COOLie is a unique showcase of Asian-Australian storytelling and performance.  The inaugural season took place at Belvoir St Downstairs Theatre on 1-13 Feb, 2011.  Comprising three shows:

Meeting at Moree - Chinese Australian meets Indigenous Australia through the stories of William Yang and Noeline Briggs-Smith

Stories East & West - six storytellers link Asia and Australia, past and present, family and personal aspiration.  Directed by William Yang and Annette Shun Wah

About Face - from mini-skirted vixens to big pants percussion, and searing torch song to a genuine 70s guitar hero. Les Gock, Paul Cordeiro, Lena Cruz, Suara Indonesia Dance and comedians Jennifer Wong and Oliver Phommavanh address turn expectations 180 degrees. Directed by Lisa Freshwater.

 
SBS AAFF story
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Why do we need a forum about Asian Australian film?  Check out this excellent overview in an article by Craig Mathieson for the SBS website

 
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