After screening in SXSW, the feature film “LICKS,” made in Oakland, returned back to Oakland to screen in front of a standing room audience opening night of the 11th Oakland International Film Festival.
The 11th Oakland International Film Festival held screenings in The Oakland Asian Cultural Center which stands in the back of this beautiful mall in Oakland’s Chinatown.
Daron Ker (middle) Writer and Director of the documentary film, ” Rice Field of Dreams,” screens in the 11th Oakland International Film Festival.
Michael William’s (middle) short film “Please Hold” screens opening night at the 11th Oakland International Film Festival.
The 11th Oakland International Film Festival brought filmmakers and executives together in the city of Oakland. Darrien Gipson (middle) National Director of SAG-INDIE shared her expertise in the independent film arena.
The Call For Entries deadline is February 1st, 2013 for the 11th Oakland International Film Festival that takes place April 5-7th, 2013 at the Oakland Museum of California.
Filmmaker call for entry application here: http://oiff.org/call2013.pdf
Poet/Playwright/Multi-Percussionist/Photographer/Teacher – Avotcja Jiltonilro opens up the screening of “Mugabe: Villain or Hero” with one of her poems.
The 11th Oakland International Film Festival screened several short films this year. Filmmaker Aiden Fraser’s “Space Out” was one of this years favorite short films.
A fantastic documentary” Let’s Fall In Love,” shows love and marriage that startles with truth and sparkles with tenderness. Wuna Wu’s assistant Yin Chew was able to share some of Ms. Chens matchmaking strategies.
“Against the Grain” premiered at the Hollywood Black Film Festival where it won the Audience Award and Honorable Mention for Best Feature Film.