Apr 5th 2019

The Gene Siskel Film Center and the Foundation for Asian American Independent Media (FAAIM) present the 24th edition of “Asian American Showcase,” April 5 through 17. Enjoy the freewheeling diversity of independent dramas, comedies, and documentaries, including selected screenings with filmmakers in person.

From April 5 through May 30, enjoy the art exhibit “Visible” in our Gallery/Café. The show features nine artists including: Tri Ngo; Jennifer Huang; Cathy Hsiao; Adrian Kay Wong; Dan S. Wang; Ed Oh; Christine Han; Thomas Kong; and Joo Young Lee. Show opening reception at 7:00 pm on Friday, April 5.

For their essential role in making the Asian American Showcase possible, the Gene Siskel Film Center thanks Foundation for Asian American Independent Media (FAAIM) founding members Sooyoung Park, Ben Kim, and William Shin; Festival Director Tim Hugh; programming associates Jonathan Laxamana, Huu Ly, and Lydia Fu; FAAIM’s extended network of volunteers; the Filipino American Network; the Alphawood Foundation; the Illinois Arts Council, A State Agency; and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

–Barbara Scharres

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