Bertha Bay-Sa Pan’s Almost Perfect Opens 12th San Diego Asian Film Festival

Look back at our April 2010 interview with Taiwanese American filmmaker Bertha Bay-Sa Pan by guest contributor and fellow filmmaker Timothy Tau. Written and directed by Bay-Sa Pan, her feature film “Almost Perfect” stars Kelly Hu, Edison Chen, Ivan Shaw, Christine Chang, Tina Chen and Roger Rees, and will be screening at the 12th San Diego Asian Film Festival as its opening film!

Then, check out the rest of the line-up for the 12th San Diego Asian Film Festival including a free screening of Hou Hsiao-hsien’s City of Sadness.

Date: Thursday, October 20, 2011
Time: 7:00pm
Location: Ultrastar Hazard Center Movie Theater
Address: 7510 Hazard Center Drive, San Diego, CA
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Celebrate Cinema during San Diego’s Largest Film Festival, October 20-28, 201, with 160+ Film Premieres from around the world, panels, parties, and special events.


2011 Festival Highlights Include:

• Opening Night Film, Thursday, October 20 with the romantic comedy, ALMOST PERFECT, starring Kelly Hu (scheduled to attend with director Bertha Bay-Sa Pan and co-star Edison Chen)

• Closing Night Film, Friday, October 28 with the foodie crowd-pleasing documentary, JIRO DREAMS OF SUSHI (director David Gelb scheduled to attend)

• Free Films at Four – every weekday at 4PM films are free to the public

• Live music showcase, BLOWFISH on Friday, October 21, featuring one of the pioneers of the video and DJ mash up, Mike Relm.

• Gala Awards Event on Sat, October 22, where pioneer Asian American actress, Nancy Kwan (Flower Drum Song, The World of Suzie Wong) will receive a Lifetime Achievement award

• Industry Guests scheduled to attend including Kelly Hu (THE SCORPION KING, ALMOST PERFECT), Hong Kong Actor/Singer Edison Chen, Sung Kang (FAST FIVE), Harry Shum Jr (GLEE), IAMME Dance Crew (2011 Winners of MTV’s America’s Best Dance Crew), CS Lee (DEXTER), and many more.

Discounted Online Presale Tickets, Value Packs, + Group Ticketing Currently Available!

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