APC at Singafest Film Festival LA

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The first Singafest Asian Film Festival which will be presented from Sept. 29th – Oct. 2nd, 2011 at Bigfoot’s Majestic Crest, a beautiful Art Deco-inspired movie palace in the Westwood neighborhood of Los Angeles. The UCLA Asian Pacific Coalition will be hosting two movies at this festival, “My Wedding and Other Secrets,” directed by Roseanne Liang starring Michelle Ang and Matt Whela and “Kidnapper (Bang Fei),” directed by by Kelvin Tong starring Christopher Lee.

Tickets can be obtained from the Singafest website. APC will be in attendance at the kickoff party and the two APC hosted movies! Please come and show your support while enjoying new movies from up and coming directors and stars!

APC is also raffling off free all-access passes! Check out our Facebook event for details!

Just a few simple steps.

1. Click “ATTEND” on this event, so your name can be entered into the raffle. [http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=220752007977885]

2. Follow Asian Pacific Coalition and Singafest on Twitter (@apcucla and @SingafestLA) and tweet this message: @apcucla @SingafestLA I’m attending #singafestfilmfestival! (If you do both, your name will be entered twice, and you’ll have more chances to win!)

3. RSVP your attendance at the KICK-OFF party here: http://singafest.eventbrite.com/

4. SHOW UP AT THE KICK-OFF PARTY on SEPTEMBER 29th. The 2 winners will be announced there. There will be other door prizes available, too, including a brand new HTC Desire Smartphone.

Who We Are

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Established in the fall of 1975, the Asian Pacific Coalition (APC) is a coalition of 24 Asian and Pacific Islander (API) organizations. These member organizations represent many different geographic regions, languages, cultures, and generations that contribute to the diversity of the campus. APC also serves as the officially recognized voice of API students on campus, working with the Asian American Studies Center and Department, USAC, and UCLA administration, as well as other non-API student communities on campus.

We work on many issues, including:

  • Access to Education
  • Immigration Issues
  • Labor Rights
  • API Media Portrayal
  • Lesbian, Gay, Transgender, Bisexual (LGBT) Issues
  • Hate Crimes

We also host many different exciting events, including:

  • Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM)
  • Asian Pacific Islander Graduation (APIG)
  • Fall into APC! General Meeting
  • Art Exhibits and Spoken Word/Poetry Performances
  • Film Screenings
  • Where is the Love? Hate Crimes Awareness
  • Super Fun Social Events
  • Co-programmed events with member organizations