program of the Japanese American National Museum, ID Film
Fest was founded in 2008 by filmmakers Koji Steven Sakai
and Quentin Lee to screen compelling Asian and Asian American
works that have not yet had a chance to show in Los Angeles.
its third year of running, ID Film Fest is a festival
by filmmakers and for filmmakers who create Asian American
content and/or of Asian descent.
filmmakers have included Michael Aki, Merilyn M. Bilas,
Ching Long, Vincent Chui, Chu Ka Yat, Michael Frank, Tony
Huang, Ann Kaneko, Ming Lai, Christina Aujean Lee, Chris
Chan Lee, Johnson Lee, Justin Lin, Wee Li Lin, Ling Woo
Liu, Derek Loo, Eric Nakamura, Tad Nakamura, Kim Noonan,
Ken Ochiai, Margaret Rhee, Neal Sickles, Suilma Rodriguez,
Rea Tajiri, Jason Tobin, Jessey Tsang, and Aldo Velasco.
past editions of our festival: 2008,
(some web links may be outdated)
out the Classs of 1997 Asian American New Ave Reunion
Rround Table video from last year's edition with Michael
Aki, Chris Chan Lee, Quentin Lee, Justin Lin, Eric Nakamura
and Rea Tajiri, moderated by Martin Wong of Giant Robot