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Yick Wo named Best Documentary Short at the DC Asian Pacific American Film Festival

The DC Asian Pacific American Film Festival has announced their awards for 2010. Yick Wo and the Equal Protection Clause has been named Best Documentary Short. It will screen this Sunday at 2pm, along with five other short films, including Jitensha, the film named Best Narrative Short. You can read more about Yick Wo and the other winners here.

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Also available from The Documentary Group Let Freedom Swing. Watch it online

Let Freedom Swing is now available to stream online!  LFS is three short films that explore the parallel histories of the Constitution and Jazz and feature Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor and musician Wynton Marsalis as well as scholars and musicians from all walks of American life.

Another chance to catch Yick Wo in California this October

Yick Wo and the Equal Protection Clause is going to be a part of the inaugural Los Angeles International Film Festival.

The festival runs from October 7-11, 2010 in Venice and Santa Monica, CA. Yick Wo will screen during Block 3, the “Music Video and Doc Friday Night Fest.”

Location details:

Friday October 8th
9:30pm-12:30am
Promenade Playhouse
1404 3rd Street Promenade
Santa Monica, CA 90401

Click here to purchase tickets — $20 will get you admission to the Block 3 screening and the reception party on the 10th. All-access passes are also available.

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Jury Selection: Edmonson v. Leesville Concrete Company in the news

Students across the country watched Jury Selection: Edmonson v. Leesville Concrete Company on Constitution Day, but a lucky few in Mississippi got to talk with Thaddeus Edmonson himself.

The Laurel Leader-Call has the story.

Tickets now available: See Yick Wo as part of the DC Asian American Film Festival’s “No Day But Today” short film program

Catch Yick Wo and the Equal Protection Clause in Washington this October at the 11th annual DC Asian Pacific American Film Festival.

The film will screen Sunday, October 10 at 2:00 pm, as part of the “No Day But Today” short film program. You can purchase tickets here — admisson is $8 in advance, $10 at the door. The screening will take place at the Goethe-Institut, 812 Seventh Street, NW Washington, DC, and will include several short films from around the world.

The DC APA Film Festival runs October 7 – 16, 2010.

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