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ASIAN FILM FEST SPRING SHOWCASE: Women in director’s chair

ASIAN FILM FEST SPRING SHOWCASE: Women in director’s chair

The eighth annual San Diego Asian Film Festival Spring Showcase, from Pacific Arts Movement, will feature 15 films from eight countries — with more than half directed by women — screening April 19-26 at Mission Valley UltraStar Cinemas and the Natural History Museum Theater in Balboa Park.

Festival artistic director Brian Hu invites movie-goers to: “Step outside the mainstream, gaze into the distance, see onto forever, picture possibilities, imagine across oceans, aim beyond, travel through time, loop, crisscross, rewind, circle around, flash forward, resist ... survive!”

Amateur filmmakers who attend will have the opportunity to talk to five directors, an actor and a...

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