Screenings

  • GKIDS Welcomes Members and a Guest (ASIFA member +1) to a Screening of THE BREADWINNER

    By David.Derks on November 11, 2017
    From the creators of The Secret of Kells and Song of the Sea, comes a new feature based on Deborah Ellis’ best-selling novel. The Breadwinner tells the story of Parvana, an 11-year-old girl growing up under the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001. When her father is arrested, Parvana disguises herself as a boy in order to support her family. Parvana […]
  • Members Exclusive Screening of “The Star”

    By David.Derks on November 10, 2017
    Sony Pictures Animation invites members of ASIFA and their family members (ASIFA member +3) to an exclusive screening of THE STAR A small but brave donkey named Bo yearns for a life beyond the grind at the village mill. One day he finds the courage to break free and goes on the adventure of his dreams. He teams up with […]
  • Members Screening of Window Horses

    By David.Derks on October 31, 2017
    First Pond Entertainment and the National Film Board of Canada are Pleased to Invite You and a Guest (ASIFA Member +1) to a screening of Window Horses Rosie Ming lives at home with her over-protective Chinese grandparents and has never been anywhere by herself. Now she is invited to perform at a poetry festival in Iran. Once there, she finds […]
  • Members Screening of In This Corner Of The World

    By David.Derks on October 31, 2017
    IN THIS CORNER OF THE WORLD follows Suzu Urano, who in 1944 moves to the small town of Kure in Hiroshima to live with her husband’s family. Her life is thrown into chaos when her town is bombed. Suzu’s perseverance and courage underpin this beautiful and poignant tale that even in the face of adversity and loss, people can come […]
  • Special Screening of Dear Basketball

    By David.Derks on October 25, 2017
    Members of ASIFA and a guest (ASIFA Member +1) are invited to a special Screening of Glen Keane’s New Short, DEAR BASKETBALL Based on Kobe Bryant’s poetic tribute to his love of the game, the film, with music by John Williams, will be followed by a discussion of the production and a Q&A with Kobe and Glen. Monday, November 6 […]
  • Special Advance Members Screening of COCO

    By David.Derks on October 25, 2017
    Miguel dreams of becoming a musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz, but following a mysterious chain of events, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector, and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel’s family history. Q&A with […]
  • Nickelodeon Animation Studios and GKIDS welcomes ASIFA-Hollywood Members To A Screening of Napping Princess

    By David.Derks on October 19, 2017
    Napping Princess is a new sci-fi film from visionary writer-director Kenji Kamiyama (Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex and Eden of the East). The year is 2020, three days before the opening of the Tokyo Olympics. Kokone Morikawa, who should be studying, is dozing off, stuck between reality and a dream-world full of fantastic contraptions. But after her father, […]
  • Members Special Pre-Release Screening of Olaf’s Frozen Adventure

    By David.Derks on October 17, 2017
    In Walt Disney Animation Studios’ 21-minute featurette “Olaf’s Frozen Adventure,” Olaf teams up with Sven on a merry mission to bring home the best traditions and save Anna and Elsa’s first Christmas in forever. Featuring Josh Gad, Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell, Jonathan Groff and Chris Williams. Directed by Stevie Wermers-Skelton and Kevin Deters. Produced by Roy Conli. Original songs by […]
  • Screenings of Interest at the American Cinematheque

    By David.Derks on September 4, 2017
    THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME Sat, Sep 16, 2017 • 7:30pm Retroformat presents Universal ‘s 1923 super-production, with its classic portrayal of Quasimodo, the bell ringer of Notre Dame by Lon Chaney, Sr. Special guest Dave Slaughter will also be on hand with the untold story of his grandfather, silent movie actor John Gough, and his brief-but-memorable role in THE […]
  • Members Screening of Loving Vincent

    By David.Derks on August 26, 2017
    The man was carrying nothing; his hands clasped to a fresh bullet wound.This was Vincent van Gogh, then a little known artist; now the most famous artist in the world. His tragic death has long been known, but what has remained a mystery is how and why he came to be shot. LOVING VINCENT tells that story. LOVING VINCENT is […]