Samantha St. Pierre 1 p.m., April 18
Asian Film Festival Spring Showcase
Twenty-one films over eight days, from beauty-queen tales to political dramas to topsy-turvy comedies to musical celebrations. The 7th annual SDAFF Spring Showcase is the biggest yet.
Following 2015’s theme of Cinema Little Saigon and 2016’s China Now, April 23 features the original curated series Right to Resist: From 9066 to 2017. The series will highlight stories of resistance to Japanese American incarceration during WWII and connect them to stories of South Asian and Muslim Americans today. Screenings that day are free for youth under 17. Tickets available online and on-site at UltraStar Mission Valley.
- When: Thursday, April 20, 2017, 7 p.m. to midnight
- Cost: $9 - $15