Don’t Knock the Rock 2013 is coming

Don't Knock the Rock is a film festival that's taken place now for ten years. Each year filmmaker Allison Anders (Gas, Food Lodging, Grace of My Heart, and Mi Vida Loca) and her daughter, Tiffany, curate probably the best film festival of its sort in Los Angeles, focusing on rare or new music documentaries about … Continue reading Don’t Knock the Rock 2013 is coming

Jon Moritsugu Retrospective in Downtown Los Angeles plus his latest film, Pig Death Machine

Jon Moritsugu (click here to read an Amoebog interview) and Amy Davis's latest film, Pig Death Machine, is playing in Downtown Los Angeles for one week (9 August till 15 August). For those that aren't familiar with him, Jon Moritsugu is an auteur in the proper sense of the word. From 1986's Mommy Mommy Where's My Brain … Continue reading Jon Moritsugu Retrospective in Downtown Los Angeles plus his latest film, Pig Death Machine

Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2011

I missed the opening date (Film Radar is my one source for all things cinematic happening in and around LA). Oh well, the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival runs from April 28th till May 7th. The festival began in 1983 as the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film & Video Festival back when Asian-American Cinema was … Continue reading Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2011