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8/18/2008

OMG!!! ZERO mg of MSG!

From Jeff over at VC:


Okay everyone, we've been talking about it all month, posted it up on our screening page, issued press releases, even had one of our interns blog about the planning process all summer. OMG!!! ZERO mg of MSG!, Visual Communications' Summer Screen event curated and organized by our fabulous summer '08 interns, is TODAY, and we look forward to having you all join us. The program line-up, found on our website, offers just a few highlights from the recently-concluded Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, and many of the directors will be in attendance. In fact, here's a list of who's going to appear as of this writing:

* RAIN BREAW ("Underpass")
* JOHN FUKUDA (actor, "Maneater")
* ED GUNAWAN ("Laundromat")
* TONY HOANG ("Skate Free)
* ERIC KOYANAGI ("Maneater")
* JO MEURIS ("PK-Granny")
* PHIL NEE ("Maneater")
* VIET NGUYEN ("Secret Chinese Secret")
* MARK VILLEGAS ("Legend")
* JEAN WONG ("Finding Love")

We're also holding a raffle for very cool prizes at the screening, including a pair of round-trip plane tickets courtesy of Southwest Airlines; a Nintendo Wii; and a digital video camera. All of this, and a reception and pre-show bake sale too! All proceeds from the screening and raffle will benefit VC's Digital Academy (Youth Digital Mediamaking Workshops), so you know that your donations will help us train the "next generation" of APA filmmakers, and put you in line to win cool prizes to boot. So what are you waiting for? Tivo the Olympics or whatever it is you're watching on a Monday night, and JOIN US for OMG!!! ZERO mg of MSG!

Just in case you need to MapQuest the directions to the show, here's the info:

OMG!!! ZERO mg of MSG!
Monday, August 18, 2008, Showtime 7:30 p.m.
David Henry Hwang Theatre
120 Judge John Aiso Street
Los Angeles Little Tokyo, CA 90012

TICKETS: $10 general; $8 students, seniors, VC Members w/ID

Bake-Sale at 5:30 p.m.; Box Office Opens at 6:00 p.m.
Reception & Raffle immediately follows the post-screening Q & A