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UCSD Alumni Night at the San Diego Asian Film Festival

Date: 11/8/2013
Time: 6:30 PM to 11:00 PM

Location:
UC San Diego Price Center

9500 Gilman Dr
La Jolla, CA 92093

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 UCSD Alumni invites you to join us at the 14th Annual San Diego Asian Film Festival for a special campus homecoming with Wong Fu Productions! Take advantage of this unique opportunity to hear from the three UC San Diego alumni who created Wong Fu Productions as they talk about their journey from UCSD, to digital media stardom and their current projects. Afterward, mingle with them at their exclusive After Party at the Loft. 

This special night also includes a screening of 2007 Visual Arts alumnus Byron Q’s film Raskal Love, a follow-up to his 2011 feature BangBang. This year’s selection highlights found footage and dramatic reenactments to chronicle the testy, love-inducing feeling of brotherhood that takes young men into and out of the streets. 

Friday, November 8
UC San Diego, Price Center Theater

Special Pricing for UC San Diego alumni: 33% off the panels and screening events
6:30 p.m. –  It’s A Wong Fu Homecoming! (panel) 
9 p.m. –       RASKAL LOVE, by Byron Q., ’07 (screening) 
8-11 p.m. –  It’s A Wong Fu Party! (at The Loft) 

Ticket price includes entry to party, special entertainment, an attendee goodie bag, and one free raffle ticket for chance to win Wong Fu products. Restaurant and bar will be open for purchases. 

PURCHASE TICKETS – To redeem this ticket offer, visit sdaff.org and use discount codeTritonLove. The alumni ticket offer and TritonLove code are good for ticket purchases made through October 31.

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UCSD ALUMNI SPECIAL PRICING FOR OTHER SDAFF PROGRAMS:
Receive 33% off the ticket price for all other SDAFF programs offered at UCSD, including the Taiwan Showcases on November 9 and 10. To redeem this offer, visit sdaff.org and use discount code TritonLove. 

About Wong Fu Productions
Celebrating their 10th year of filmmaking, Wong Fu Productions was created in 2003, when Wesley Chan, ’06, Ted Fu, ’06, and Philip Wang, ’06, were UC San Diego Visual Arts students producing homemade videos and uploading them on whatever servers they could find. When YouTube took off, so did they. A decade later, Chan, Fu, and Wang have in many ways become the new faces of digital media, and those faces have brought Asian Americans into a certain kind of mainstream. The three former classmates have also become, without a doubt, the most influential figures in Asian American cinema today. Help us welcome them back to UC San Diego for a special homecoming! 

About the San Diego Asian Film Festival
The 14th Annual San Diego Asian Film Festival takes place November 7-16, 2013 throughout San Diego. Recently named by USA Today as one of the 10 reasons to visit San Diego, the annual San Diego Asian Film Festival is the flagship event of Pacific Arts Movement (formerly the San Diego Asian Film Foundation), a non-profit media arts organization specializing in Asian and Asian American cinema. 

Founded in 2000, the Festival has grown to become the largest exhibition of Asian cinema in the western United States, and has showcased everything from future classics like Bong Joon-ho’s Memories of Murder (U.S. Premiere), to luminary independent work like Patrick Wang’s award-winning In the Family (North American Premiere). For the festival schedule, visithttp://festival.sdaff.org.

 

Earlier Event: November 8
Motor Systems Symposium
Later Event: November 14
Founders' Symposium