Post Tagged with: "Queens World Film Festival"

Chinese-American Filmmaker Sees Family Story in Colombian Immigrant’s Story

Chinese-American Filmmaker Sees Family Story in Colombian Immigrant’s Story

Culture, East Asian, Immigration, South American February 22, 2017 at 5:47 pm

The Queens World Film Festival will feature “Undocumented,” a documentary on an undocumented immigrant turned top cardiologist. Filmmaker Patricia Shih explains to World Journal how she sees her own father’s story in that of Dr. Harold Fernandez.

Jeremy Ray Valdéz plays a young man with Asperger’s syndrome (Photo courtesy of Gashouse Films via Queens Latino)

‘H.O.M.E.’ Offers a Glimpse Into a Part of Queens Few Get to See

Immigration, Queens, South American April 13, 2016 at 4:18 pm

Queens Latino interviews the Jackson Heights-based director of “H.O.M.E.,” an award-winning movie featuring a New York Latino teenager with Asperger’s syndrome.

A documentary on the murder of Julio Rivera will premiere at the Queens World Film Festival, taking place March 15-20. (Photo via Times Ledger)

Julio Rivera Documentary to Premiere in Jackson Heights

LGBTQ, Queens February 3, 2016 at 5:33 pm

The world premiere of “Julio of Jackson Heights” during the Queens World Film Festival will be held at the grade school where Julio Rivera was killed in an anti-gay attack in 1990, reports Times Ledger.