Vancouver-based filmmaker Jason Karman’s short I’m in the Mood for Love has won the Gerry Brunet Memorial Award at this year’s Vancouver Queer Film Festival. This film will also be screening at the upcoming San Diego Asian Film Festival, 20th Vinokino Lesbian and Gay Film Festival in Finland and Lesbisch Schwule Filmtage in Hamburg. Jason’s newest film Square Dance Story will be premiering at the DC Asian Pacific American Film Festival. Congrats Jason!
RA filmmaker Jeff Chiba Stearns (Director, One Big Hapa Family) will be returning to Toronto in March 2012 for a screening, artist talk and animation workshop as part of Hart House‘s Conscious Activism Series. More details to follow. Looking forward to Jeff’s visit! We hope he stops by the office with chocolates again 🙂