Slant Film Festival Turns 10 and You’re Invited

The Aurora Picture Show is proud to present the 10th annual Slant: Bold Asian American Images from May 21 to 23. The festival kicks off with a screening of the latest in Asian American short films. Our centerpiece showcase is a special evening of live performances with film, featuring writer Neelanjana Banerjee and musicians Robin Sukhadia and Goh Nakamura. The festival wraps with a free salon led by award-winning filmmaker PJ Raval.

Aurora Picture Show is a nonprofit micro-cinema that presents artist-made, non-commercial film and video. We are dedicated to expanding the cinematic experience and promoting the understanding and appreciation of moving image art.

For more information: Visit our events page, or call 713-868-2101

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Friday, May 21, 7 pm
Slant 10: Bold Asian American Images

Curator Melissa Hung and filmmaker J.P. Chan in attendance
Location: Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk Street
$7 Non-Members, Aurora Picture Show Members Free

Three Times Me

This annual Aurora program showcases an eclectic mix of the best short films made by Asian American artists, many of which are being shown in Texas for the first time. The program includes films by: J.P. Chan, Greg Pak, Annetta Marion, Mio Adilman, Adele Pham, Wendy J.N. Lee, and Prithi Gowda.

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Saturday, May 22, 7 pm
Slant 10 Live: The Neo-Benshi Experience

Featuring Neelanjana Banerjee, Robin Sukhadia, and Goh Nakamura
Location: Super Happy Fun Land, 3801 Polk Street
$7 Non-Members, Aurora Picture Show Members Free

Neelanjana Banerjee

Join us for a special evening of live performances with film. Neelanjana Banerjee and Robin Sukhadia perform neo-benshi by writing their own scripts and soundtracks, re-imagining classic Bollywood films to hilarious effect. Singer-songwriter Goh Nakamura performs a live score to new work by filmmaker Dino Ignacio.

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Sunday, May 23, 1 pm
Slant 10: Working Niche Markets with PJ Raval

Location: Aurora Video Library, 1524 Sul Ross
Free Admission

PJ Raval

Known for his success in both the Asian American and GLBT film community, PJ Raval hosts a free discussion on his experiences with niche markets of the indie filmmaking world. Named one of Filmmaker Magazine’s ‘25 new faces of independent film,′ PJ has screened his work at Slant over the years, most recently Lead Role: Father in 2007.

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