Drummer and composer Susie Ibarra draws on Asian and jazz percussive traditions to present a dynamic musical ‘game piece’ which invites the audience to conduct the DreamTime ensemble through rhythms and musical motifs.
Composer and vocal artist Samita Sinha and guitarist and singer Grey Mcmurray repurpose khayaal, a form of North Indian classical singing, to sculpt a meditative, transformative sonic experience for voice and guitar.
Opening night film screening and reception for the Asian American International Film Festival. Yellow Rose is the story of an undocumented Filipino girl who dreams of one day leaving her small Texas town to pursue her country music dreams.
Asian American International Film Festival Centerpiece Film Screening and Reception, Ms. Purple. The story of Kasie and Carey, siblings raised in Los Angeles' Koreatown, who attempt to mend their relationship over their father's death bed.
Closing night film screening and reception for the Asian American International Film Festival. In Happy Cleaners, the Choi family struggles to keep the family dry cleaning business afloat, amidst other daily struggles.