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APA Community Arts & Film Festival Schedule Day 3
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When: 4/24/2011
Where: Board Room
9800 Town Park Dr.
Houston, Chinese Community Center  77036
Contact: Debbie Chen
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Sunday, April 24, 2011 1pm to 5:00pm
A DREAM IN DOUBT by Tami Yeager, Preetmohan Singh | 1pm
FOUND IN CHINA by Carolyn Stanek | 2pm
ANGRY LITTLE ASIAN GIRL by Kyung Yu | 3:15pm
SEARCHING FOR ASIAN AMERICA by Donald Young | 3:45pm

Sunday, April 24, 2011 1pm  5:00pm
A DREAM IN DOUBT by Tami Yeager, Preetmohan Singh | 57 min
Four days after the 9/11 attacks, Balbir Singh Sodhi was gunned down at his Phoenix area gas station by a man named Frank Roque. To Roque, Balbir Sodhis beard and turbanarticles of his Sikh faithsymbolized the face of Americas new enemy. A DREAM IN DOUBT follows Rana Singh Sodhi, Balbirs brother, as he attempts to fight the hate threatening his family and community. The Sodhis had fled ethnic violence in India to pursue their version of the American dream. But less than a year after Balbirs murder, Sukhpal Sodhi, Ranas next-eldest brother, is killed in mysterious circumstances while driving a cab in San Francisco. Nine months later, Ranas friend Avtar Chiera is shot by three men who yell, Go back to where you came from! A DREAM IN DOUBT explores the complexities of race, religion, immigration, and the American Dream. In the end, the film demonstrates that hope and courage have the power to overcome hate.

FOUND IN CHINA by Carolyn Stanek | 67 min
This emotional documentary focuses on the daughters thoughts and feelings about being adopted and then experiencing the Chinese culture. The children are the stars of this film and ask you to see life through their eyes.

SEARCHING FOR ASIAN AMERICA by Donald Young | 90 min
Through intimate profiles of individuals from across the country, this 90-minute program serves up a genuine taste of what its like to be Asian American in todays ever-changing United Sates. Featured profiles include Washington State Governor Gary Locke, Okalahoma-based Filipino doctors Martin Bautista and Jeffrey Lim, and actress/artist Lela Lee. 

ANGRY LITTLE ASIAN GIRL by Kyung Yu | 30 min.
Creator of the underground comic and website Angry Little Girls, Lela Lee also enjoys a successful acting career in film and television. The same fiery attitude and unyielding principles that distinguish her graphic projects fuel her on-screen pursuits, testifying to the ambitions and hopes of a Korean American talent expressing her identity every way possible.

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