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2006 DC Asian Pacific American Film Festival

Women's Short Films - My So-Called Disoriented Life
National Museum of Women in the Arts
Wednesday, Oct 4, 2006 - 6:30 PM

Balancing work, family, and school while playing the roles of daughters, girlfriends, sisters, and wives, it’s a wonder that any woman can get anything done. This selection of short films (individual descriptions below), from the humorous to the surreal, shows us that now and again every woman uses the strength of a superhero just to get by.

Total Running Time: 84 min.

A Q&A with director of My Life Disoriented, Eric Byler, will follow the program.

$5 regular admission, $4 for over 60, students, museum members, members of WIFV. Tickets available only at the door. Cash only.

Two free $50 gift certificates to Bambu restaurant will be given away at this screening!


A Blind Girl
Director: Jae Jung Ahn
Running Time: 5 min
The animated adventures and lively imagination of a young girl out for a walk with her mother. (Korean w/English subtitles)

My Life Disoriented
Narrative Short
Director: Eric Byler
Running Time: 25 min
Adjusting to her family’s situation as they move to a different city to help run the family business, an Asian American teen has to deal with the complexities of making new friends. Filmmaker in attendance.

Fumi and the Bad Luck Foot
Director: David Chai
Running Time: 7 min
A humorous look at a girl who tries to change her fate when mishaps constantly plague her bad luck foot. Official selection at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival.

Not a Fucking Blonde
Narrative Short
Director: Caroline Laskow
Running Time: 14 min
An Asian American couple argues on the streets and subways of New York about relationships, infidelity, and blondes.

Narrative Short
Director: Theodore Bezaire
Running Time: 12 min
Pria is a South Asian teen desperate to lose her accent to impress a boy. Taking her cues from American pop culture, will she succeed?

Super Power Blues
Narrative Short
Director: Greg Pak
Running Time: 6 min
A glimpse into the life of the world’s busiest superheroine. (Japanese w/English subtitles)

Tycho’s Nova
Narrative Short
Director: Soo Jin Hwang
Running Time: 15 min
A beautifully scored and shot tale of loss and acceptance.

Official Website: http://www.apafilm.org/2006/program_details.php?id=14

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