The Seattle Asian American Film Festival opens this weekend at the Keye Luke Museum with a wonderful line up of Asian American films.The Seattle Times has a complete rundown of the highlights.
Friday night kicks off with the documentary “A Lot Like You.” It’s the story of multiracial identity, and the bond children have with the culture of their parents. The film has won numerous awards including best documentary at the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival.
Saturday’s line up includes “Manilatown in the Heart” and “The Crumbles.” THE CRUMBLES is described an indie rock slice-of-life tragicomedy. Manilatown in the Heart is the story of the Filipino American bachelor society of the 20’s and 30’s as seen through the eyes of the late poet Al Robles.
And finally Sunday closes with the screening of Keye Luke, the Asian American actor who played over 200 roles in 50 years.