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Vietnamese Cinema Symposium

Vietnamese Cinema Symposium 6 – “Shifting Scenes”

Sunday, April 22, 2012
2:30 PM - 6:30 PM
121 Dodd Hall
UCLA Campus
Vietnamese Language & Culture (VNLC) and the Vietnamese American Arts & Letters Association (VAALA) present the sixth biennial Cinema Symposium: Shifting Scenes. The symposium will feature ten notable panelists who lend diverse perspectives to the creative, technical, and commercial aspects of film-making. The possibilities for filmmakers to tell stories and for audiences to engage with cinema have greatly expanded due to ongoing ‘shifts’, such as the increasing fluidity of geographical and cultural boundaries, internet-based distribution and networking channels, and the accessibility of digital film-making technology. The event will provide a forum for audiences to engage with film-industry professionals in examining the unique opportunities and challenges that present themselves in this dynamic landscape. The diverse and accomplished speaker panel includes: El…

Trip to Sacramento to Discuss California Education

                          Save our Schools

Tired of overcrowded classrooms and no money for supplies, teachers, or counselors?
Saddened that arts and sports programs are on the chopping block at your kid’s school?
Shocked by closed libraries and elimination of basic homework assistance and special needs programs?
Disappointed that your student slated for transitional kindergarten won’t be able to attend?
Worried about the funding cuts slated to hit our community colleges?

Join us… Parents, teachers, administrators, students, activists, anyone who cares about education – all are invited to attend our free bus trip to Sacramento to talk with our legislators about protecting school funding.

·Sacramento Bus Trip Wednesday May 2, 2012 from 6:00am to 6:00pm
(bus will depart from Eastridge mall, Free transportation, free breakfast & lunch)

To RSVP for any of the following events please contact: Lara McCabe (408)299-5030 or
Online Registration:http://bit.…

Vietnamese American Poetry and Art Festival