Film Screenings for Asian Pacific Heritage Month

The Asian American Coalition is screening “Finishing the Game” and “Tie a Yellow Ribbon” this weekend to celebrate the Asian Pacific Heritage Month.

Free Movie Screening at 101 Becker Communication Studies Building (BCSB)

“Finishing the Game” Director Justin Lin, 84 minutes   Friday, April 24 at 7:30 PM
Bruce Lee’s shocking death left legions of stunned fans and a legacy of 12 minutes from his unfinished Game of Death. Undeterred, studio executives launched a search for his replacement chronicled here through the eyes of five aspiring thespians who find out what the real game is.

If you are interested in finding Bruce Lee films in the library, please try Author Search in InfoHawk Catalog. If you are interested in learning more about Bruce Lee, try Subject Search with his name.

“Tie A Yellow Ribbon” Director Joy Dietrich, 86 minutes   Saturday, April 25 at 7:30 PM
The feature-length narrative film TIE A YELLOW RIBBON gives a rare view into the emotionally complex interior of a young Asian American woman, a Korean adoptee who needs to come to terms with her damaged past.

If you are interested in learning more about themes from this movie, you may want to try Subject Headings such as Intercountry adoption, Interracial adoption, Korean Americans, Adopted children, etc. for your search. You may be also interested in reading Prof. Sonia Ryang’s Writing Selves in Diaspora: Ethnography of Autobiographics of Korean Women in Japan and the United States (Main Library DS832.7.K6 R938 2008).”

Please contact Sunny Bounyalath at sunny-bounyalath@uiowa.edu if you have questions about attending the events.