Join DisOrient as they celebrate authentic Asian Pacific American voices, histories and stories with 15 inspiring film programs, encompassing 45 films in all.
DisOrient is the premiere Asian American independent film festival of Oregon, celebrating films with authentic Asian Pacific American voices, histories and stories. We highlight social justice themes that translate to universal human experiences. We promote representation, diversity and inclusion to broaden the narrative of who is American, and to strengthen and build community. Continue reading... “DisOrient Asian American Film Festival Opens March 12 in Eugene”
DisOrient is a social justice film festival dedicated to deconstructing the media stereotypes of Asian and Pacific Islander Americans as “Orientals.” We believe in the power of film-as-art to educate, heal and improve the lives of people by giving voice to their experiences. Started in 2006 by artists, educators, and activists, DisOrient is a grassroots and volunteer-run film festival committed to presenting honest portrayals of the diversity of the Asian and Pacific Islander American experience. When selecting new and exciting films for our festival, we use the W.E.B. Continue reading... “DisOrient Film Festival Opens in Eugene April 17th”
The 9th Annual DisOrient Asian American Film Festival returns to the Bijou Art Cinemas in Eugene, Oregon on April 10-13, 2014. DisOrient celebrates new, independent films about Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) that showcase AAPI writers, directors, actors, and artists who deliver brilliant scripts, creative animation, diverse casts, and fresh storytelling.
DisOrient 2014 will be welcoming 25 attending filmmakers and actors from Oregon, New York, LA, San Francisco, Mid-West USA, Hawaii, Canada, and Iran.
DISORIENT ASIAN AMERICAN FILM FESTIVAL OF OREGON CELEBRATES SIXTH ANNIVERSARY
April 29 – May 1, 2011 – Bijou Art Cinemas, Eugene, OR
EUGENE, OREGON – April 18, 2011. The Chinese American Benevolent Association is pleased to announce the sixth anniversary of the DisOrient Asian American Film Festival with a selection of highly provocative and unique quality films. DisOrient has grown from a grass roots film festival started in 2005 by Eugene native Jason Mak to an all-volunteer run community event that features films that support social justice themes and that break the Asian, Asian American and Pacific Islander stereotypes so often portrayed in mainstream media. Continue reading... “Disoriant Asian American Film Festival – Eugene, OR”