“The Flip Side” screenings
Saturday October 21 @ noon
The 10th annual Boston Asian American Film Festival. The filmmaker was in attendance.
Location: Bright Family Screening Room, The Paramount Center | 559 Washington Street, Boston MA
Saturday September 15 @ 3:30 pm
The Vox Popular Media Arts Festival in Thunder Bay, Ontario
Thursday August 2 @ 8:30 pm
The 41st Asian American International Film Festival. The filmmaker was in attendance.
Location: Village East Cinema | 181-189 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10003
Saturday June 9 @ 5:30 pm
The Art of Brooklyn film festival. The filmmaker was in attendance.
Location: Higgins Hall, Pratt University
Sunday May 13 @ 2 pm
DC Asian Pacific American Film Festival. The filmmaker was in attendance
Location: Navy Memorial Burke Theater | 701 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004
Saturday April 21 @ 2:40-4:40 pm
DisOrient Asian American Film Festival of Oregon. “The Flip Side” won the festival’s Best Documentary Short award.
Friday February 23 @ 6:30 pm
Wednesday June 21
BEIJING BASTARD AT THE BEIJING BOOKWORM
Beijing Bastard goes home! Val did a book talk at the Beijing Bookworm, an independent bookstore in Beijing close to where the events of the book took place
Location: The Bookworm
Address: Building 4, Nan Sanlitun Rd, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China
Time: 7:30-9:00 pm
Thursday October 6
ARLINGTON AUTHOR SALON
A group reading and film screening, with the theme of “Cross Pollination: When Other Art Forms Inspire Writing,” with authors and artists Regie Gibson and Annie Weatherwax
Location: Kickstand Café, Arlington, Mass.
Time: 7:30 pm
Thursday August 4
A reading at a pop-up literary biergarten in front of the Cheers bar in the Faneuil Hall Marketplace, organized by the Boston Literary District.
Location: Faneuil Hall Marketplace
Address: 4 South Market Building, Boston, Massachusetts 02109
Time: 6:30 pm
Monday May 2
A joint reading and conversation with novelist Patricia Park, author of Re: Jane.
Location: Porter Square Books
Address: 25 White Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02140
Time: 7 pm
Wednesday, November 11
A reading with Sofia Quintero, Kyla Marshell and Andrea Kleine with music by Breanna Barbara
Address: 152 Ludlow St, New York, New York 10002
Time: 7-9 pm
Friday, November 6
A joint reading with Vanessa Blakeslee and Marguerite Guzman Bouvard
Location: Out of the Blue Too Art Gallery & More
Address: 541 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139
Time: 7 pm
Monday, April 27
Val was part of a panel discussion on “Leaving and Returning to China,” along with Suzanne Ma, author of Meet Me in Venice, and photographer Alan Chin, moderated by Melville House editor Wah-Ming Chang.
Address: 112 West 27 Street, Suite 600, New York, NY 10001
Time: 7 pm
Sunday, April 12
Val introduced Yang Lina’s film Old Men, in conjunction with the Smithsonian’s Freer and Sackler Galleries’ exhibition “The Traveller’s Eye: Scenes of Asia.” Book signing to follow.
Address: Freer and Sackler Galleries, Washington, D.C.
Time: 2 pm
Thursday, November 20
Wednesday, November 19
A talk/reading with screenings of film clips from Sixth Generation Chinese films of the 1990’s, focusing on the ways digital video revolutionized the country’s underground filmmaking, in one of Brooklyn’s avant-garde micro-cinemas.
Address: 124 S. 3rd Street, Brooklyn, NY (map)
Time: 8 pm
Monday, November 10
Address: 686 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217 (map)
Saturday, November 8
Tuesday, November 4
NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY BOOKSTORE
Thursday, October 30
Sunday, October 26
CONCORD FESTIVAL OF AUTHORS
New Literary Voices