Visual Communications a Community Collaborator with Outfest Fusion

Visual Communications is pleased to partner with Outfest Fusion to promote programs at the Outfest Fusion LGBTQ People of Color Film Festival, which runs March 1 – 5, 2019 at various locations in the Los Angeles area. FISH BONES and HOÀI screened at the 2018 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, and CALL HER GANDA director PJ Raval will be part of the Documentary 101 Workshop.

Outfest Fusion is a celebration of the rich heritage of the LGBTQ individuals that populate greater Los Angeles. The films and TV shows that screen at Fusion showcase the stories of queer communities of color, including African, African American, Asian diaspora and Latinx perspectives as well as many other cultural identities. The festival enables Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Trans and Genderqueer people of color to see themselves on the big screen, often for the very first time – a powerful and validating experience that underscores the universality of our lived experiences.

See the programs that VC is cross promoting below!

FISH BONES - Directed by Joanne Mony Park
Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 6:00pm
TCL Chinese Theatres, 6925 Hollywood Boulevard, 90028

On a winter break to support her Korean family’s restaurant, Hana struggles to balance creative expression and cultural expectations alongside her emerging affection for Nico, a Latina music producer. Delighted to explore seascapes and sound waves together, Hana must come to terms with her life’s desires after a family emergency. Joanne Mony Park directs model Joony Kim in this warm nonlinear collage of neon glow, passionate soundtrack, and intimate, subtle performances.

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THE THIRD WIFE - Directed by Ash Mayfair
Sunday, March 3, 2019 at 2:30pm
TCL Chinese Theatres, 6925 Hollywood Boulevard, 90028

May, a young girl in rural Vietnam, is chosen as the third wife of a wealthy man in the 19th century. When the pressure to deliver a male heir collides with the escalation and limits of her desires and challenges class, culture, and family, May must decide what kind of future she truly wants. Premiering at Toronto, Ash Mayfair’s haunting directorial debut guides her young leads through lyrical and captivating performances.

LAAPFF2018 short film HOÀI (Ongoing/Memory) by former LAAPFF staffer and AWC Fellow Quyên Nguyen-Le will precede this film.

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Documentary 101: A Guide to Non-Fiction Filmmaking
Sunday, March 3, 2019 at 4:30pm
International Documentary Association, 3470 Wilshire Blvd Ste 980, Los Angeles, California 90010

Whether a first-time documentarian or a veteran truth seeker, we all could use some help along the way. PJ Raval shares his personal journey to creating powerful documentaries and the resources he’s used to get his ideas onto the screen.

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See you at the programs!