The CHSA Museum is proud to be a co-presenter at the 2012 San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival (SFIAAFF). The Center for Asian America Media presents the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival every March, now celebrating its 30th Anniversary. The SFIAAFF is the largest and most prestigious showcase for new Asian American and Asian films in North America, annually presenting approximately 120 works in San Francisco, Berkeley and San Jose.
The CHSA Museum will co-present two programs, “Saving Face” and “Scenes from a Memoir with Cherylene Lee” at the 2012 San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival. Both programs highlight different aspects of the Chinese American experience.
Scenes from a Memoir with Cherylene Lee
March 11, 2012, 6pm
Pacific Film Archive Theatre
Pacific Film Archive Theater 2575 Bancroft Way (Between College and Telegraph streets)
Best known for performing in Flower Drum Song and a Rat Pack-era Vegas revue with her sister Virginia, the unsung Asian American pioneer Cherylene Lee will join us to read from her fascinating new memoir on life in show business, Just Like Really, and reminisce with her sister and film historian Stephen Gong.
March 12, 2012, 6pm
SF Film Society Cinema at New People
SF Film Society 1746 Post St (at Webster), San Francisco
(Located inside the NEW PEOPLE center)
Join the filmmakers and cast of the landmark Asian American romantic comedy Saving Face at this special reunion screening!! Joan Chen, Michelle Krusiec, and Lynn Chen star in this classic about a mother and her daughter trying to live, love, and “save face” amidst a judging community.