ASIAN AMERICANS IN ANIMATION
What do Pixar Animation Studios artist Sanjay Patel and 105-year old artist Tyrus Wong have in common? Achievements in animation? Yes. Shared experiences as the children of Asian immigrants in the US? Check. The determination and support to follow their dreams to pursue careers as artists (otherwise known as having understanding parents)? Undoubtedly. See for yourself.
the super story behind pixar’s “Sanjay’s super team” TUE MAR 15 | 6:30PM | ALAMO
Join director Sanjay Patel and producer Nicole Grindle for an insightful peek behind the curtains of Pixar Animation Studio’s latest Academy Award-nominated short, SANJAY’S SUPER TEAM. In this screening and presentation, the filmmakers will discuss the production process and unique inspiration for this incredibly personal film that features superheroes like you’ve never seen them before. This family-friendly program will include a book signing with Patel.
DAVID HAND / USA 1942 / 70 MINS
SAT MAR 19 | 10:30AM | WALT DISNEY FAMILY MUSEUM SUN MAR 20 | 3:00PM | WALT DISNEY FAMILY MUSEUM *Free with museum admission Enjoy a special screening of the beloved animated Disney classic BAMBI at The Walt Disney Family Museum. This screening is presented in conjunction with TYRUS, our Opening Night documentary on the life and times of 105-year old Tyrus Wong, whose watercolor concept art influenced the distinctive look of BAMBI. Afterwards, view special selections of Wong’s artwork on display.
THU MAR 10 | 7:00PM | CASTRO
TYRUS is an in-depth portrait of the art, life and enduring impact of the legendary Tyrus Wong. See page 15 for full description.
(Formerly the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival)