FIRST PERSON PLURAL and IN THE MATTER OF CHA JUNG HEE are now streaming on the Kanopy Streaming platform. If you are a student or faculty at an educational institution that subscribes to Kanopy, you can stream the films for free. Click these links to learn more: FIRST PERSON PLURAL and IN THE MATTER OF CHA JUNG HEE.
We have launched LEGACIES OF THE KOREAN WAR, a new oral history website! Short films, video and audio excerpts, scholarly articles, and much more! Check it out and share it with others.
MEMORY OF FORGOTTEN WAR will screen at Honolulu Museum of Art!
Sept. 24, 2015 7:30 PM, Doris Duke Theater, Seoul Cinema 2015
MEMORY OF FORGOTTEN WAR has its Korean premiere!
DMZ Int'l Documentary Film Festival, Sept. 18 and 22, 2015
MEMORY OF FORGOTTEN WAR airing on PBS stations in May
Check out local listings here!
MEMORY OF FORGOTTEN WAR nominated for Best Short Documentary and Best Director in Short Documentary at Queens World Film Festival!
Screens March 21st, Secret Theater, Long Island City, NY
MEMORY OF FORGOTTEN WAR wins Audience Favorite Award
at DC Asian Pacific Film Festival!
MEMORY OF FORGOTTEN WAR at DC Asian Pacific Film Fest!
Oct 3, 2014; check here for screening details:
IN THE MATTER OF CHA JUNG HEE ON PBS GLOBAL VOICES!
June 8, 2014; check your local broadcast date and time here:
MEMORY OF FORGOTTEN WAR screens at Cal State Sacramento
Screening April 16, 6:00 PM, Solano Hall 1010, 6000 J Street, Sacramento CA
MEMORY OF FORGOTTEN WAR screens at Asians on Film Festival
Screening Feb 15, 1:00 PM J.E.T. Studios, Los Angeles
MEMORY OF FORGOTTEN WAR screens at Sonoma County Museum, Santa Rosa
Screening Feb 9, 3:15 PM; Screening & Symposium as part of the exhibition, Camellia Has Fallen: Contemporary Korean Artists Reflect on the Jeju Uprising
MEMORY OF FORGOTTEN WAR screens at Seattle Asian American Film Festival
February 8, 11:00AM, Ark Lodge Cinemas Theater 1
MEMORY OF FORGOTTEN WAR screens at Boston College
January 15, 7:00 PM, McGuinn 121
MEMORY OF FORGOTTEN WAR screens at San Diego Asian Film Festival
November 11, 4:00PM, Digiplex Mission Valley
MEMORY OF FORGOTTEN WAR screens at Vancouver Asian Film Festival
November 10, 11:00AM, Cineplex Odeon Int'l Village Cinemas
MEMORY OF FORGOTTEN WAR screens at Korean American Film Festival NY
October 24, 8:00 PM, Village East Cinema, OPENING NIGHT!
IN THE MATTER OF CHA JUNG HEE screens at Seoul International New Media Festival, Seoul!
October 17, 7:30 PM and October 22, 5:00 PM, Seoul Art Cinema
MEMORY OF FORGOTTEN WAR screens at Asian American International Film Festival, New York City!
August 3 at 1:30 PM
MEMORY OF FORGOTTEN WAR screens at Asian Film Festival of Dallas
July 14 at 12:15 PM Come check it out!
MEMORY OF FORGOTTEN WAR screens in Berkeley as part of Moana Nui 2013
June 1 at 7:30 PM, Martin Luther King Auditorium, 1781 Rose Street, Berkeley CA Screening followed by fantastic speakers and performance by Dohee Lee! Come join us!
MEMORY OF FORGOTTEN WAR screens at UCLA Human Rights Film Series
May 8 at 7:00 PM, James Bridges Theater, UCLA campus. Come join us!
MEMORY OF FORGOTTEN WAR has its Los Angeles Premiere at the LA Asian Pacific Film Festival! May 7, 7:00 PM at CGV Cinemas 3, Los Angeles, CA.
Filmmakers plus film participants will be attending!
IN THE MATTER OF CHA JUNG HEE screens at the Chicago Public Library in celebration of Asian Pacific Heritage Month! There are two screenings:
Saturday May 4, 2:00 PM at Bezazian, 1226 W. Ainslie Street, Chicago
Tuesday May 7, 6:00 PM at Lincoln Belmont, 1659 W. Melrose Street, Chicago
MEMORY OF FORGOTTEN WAR premieres March 18, 2013 at CAAMFest in San Francisco! Screening followed by Q&A and live performances by acclaimed singer/rapper, Skim, and Korean drumming group Jamaesori. Come join us!
Geographies of Kinship receives $9,000 grant from Berkeley Film Foundation!
Listen to an in-depth interview of Deann on Radio Netherlands!
Read Korea Herald article about Geographies of Kinship!
Geographies of Kinship is a Kickstarter Staff Pick!
Check out our Kickstarter Campaign for Geographies of Kinship!
James Logan High School
1800 H Street, Union City, CA 94587
Screening and Q&A with Director, 1:00 PM
City College of San Francisco
Screening and Q&A, 7:00 PM
Cinemasia Film Festival Amsterdam
De Balie Leidseplein, Amsterdam
Indiana University Cinema
Screening and Discussion, 7:00 PM
Association of Asian Studies Film Expo
Sheraton Centre, Toronto Canada 3:55 PM
Society for Visual Anthropology
Film and Media Festival
Asian Film Festival
Haus der Kulturen der Welt, 4:00 PM
George Washington University
Asian American Psychological Association
Screening and Keynote Presentation
Korean Adoptee Adoptive Family Network, Screening and Discussion
White Privilege Conference, April 13-16, Minneapolis:
Chicago Asian American Film Showcase, April 2nd, 4:45 PM, at the Gene Siskel Film Center: http://www.faaim.org/.
Deadline for matching grant for the new film, MY DONOR'S NAME IS.... Please donate today: www.mydonorsname.com.
Screening and Discussion at Live Talk Lecture Series
College Prep School, Oakland, CA
Screening and Discussion as part of the exhibit, Breathed...Unsaid
SOMArts Gallery, San Francisco
Silk Screen Sewickly Film Series, 2:00 PM, Gregg Theater, Pittsburg, PA, http://www.silkscreenfestival.org/news/view/37
Petaluma Film Series - Petaluma, CA
University of California, Santa Cruz, CA
Communications 150/Studio C
Sponsored by the Asian Diasporas Cluster
St. Paul/Minneapolis - Minnesota Transracial Film Festival
October 22, 2010 – San Diego Asian American Film Festival, buy tickets http://www.sdaff.org/
October 14-16, 2010 - The 6th Biennial Adoption Conference, Open Arms, Open Minds: The Ethics of Adoption in the 21st Century, St. John's University; for more information: www.adoptioninitiative.org.
US Television Premiere – IN THE MATTER OF CHA JUNG HEE will have its national broadcast premiere on POV (Point of View), PBS’s award-winning non-fiction showcase on September 14, 2010. See PBS Schedule. Please help spread the word about the broadcast!.
September 11, 2010 – Special Screening at the Bishop Museum, Honolulu, 7:00 PM, as part of closing night of Still Present Pasts exhibit; for more information http://www.cmahawaii.org/spp/home.html.
August 26, 2010 - Born across borders By Jeff Yang, Special to SF Gate
Jeff Yang talks about Asian transnational adoption with documentarists Stephanie Wang-Breal ("Wo Ai Ni Mommy") and Deann Borshay Liem ("In the Matter of Cha Jung Hee")
Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/g/a/2010/08/26/apop082610.DTL#ixzz0yv5UKXEs
IN THE MATTER OF CHA JUNG HEE screens at FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF), August 10-15, 2010. For more information: http://www.film-festival.org/2010FestivalSched.php
Encore Presentation – POV presents an encore presentation of the award-winning film, FIRST PERSON PLURAL, on August 10, 2010. For more information, please visit http://www.pbs.org/pov/firstpersonplural/.
A special screening of IN THE MATTER OF CHA JUNG HEE marking the 60th anniversary of the Korean War, Justice Center Sunday, 617 Florida Ave., NW, Washington D.C., 7:00 PM Sunday July 25, 2010. For more information: www.endthekoreanwar.org.
IN THE MATTER OF CHA JUNG HEE screens at the Asian American International Film Festival in New York. Buy tickets: http://www.aaiff.org/2010/films/in-the-matter-of-cha-jung-hee.
A work-in-progress of MEMORY OF FORGOTTEN WAR is on installation as part of STILL PRESENT PASTS exhibit at Honolulu’s Bishop Museum. Open until September 12, 2010. For more information please visit: http://www.cmahawaii.org/spp/home.html
IN THE MATTER OF CHA JUNG HEE is
showing at 1:10 pm @ Cinema Three as part of the Full Frame Documentary
Adoption switch launches a
search for answers in new film at the san francisco asian
american film festival.
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In the Matter of Cha Jung Hee receives
Sundance production grant.
Sundance Press Release
Deann Borshay Liem will speak on a panel and present a sample work of In the Matter of Cha Jung Hee at “ASIAN ADOPTION/ASIAN AMERICAN IDENTITY,” a special colloquium on Sunday November 11, 3-5:30 p.m. at the UC Berkeley Art Museum, Museum Theater. Presented in conjunction with the UC Berkeley Art Museum's major fall exhibition "One Way or Another: Asian American Art Now," on view through Dec. 23.
Deann Borshay Liem screens a sample work of In the Matter of Cha Jung Hee at the Korean Adoptee Artist Showcase presented by the Association of Korean Adoptees – San Francisco (AKS-SF). Additional artists include comedian Amy Anderson, poet Lee Herrick, and singer/musician Katie Tupper.