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BAAFF Gear Now on SALE,
Watch Day 3 Festival Highlights,
How to Survive the End of the World Podcast
& Last Chance for 140 LBS!

 
Official BAAFF 2019 Gear just in time for the hoildays! We have tees and totes available for purchase with a special discount code below if you order by November 25.

Also, catch our Day 3 Highlight video below to see clips of filmmaker Q&A's, audience feedback, and exclusive interviews with special guests!

Sign up for the FREE live recording of How to Survive the End of the World at Emerson's Cutler Majestic Theater! Scroll down below for more details!

Lastly, there's limited availability for ONE show of 140 LBS! Get your tickets before they're gone!

ONE WEEK LEFT!
Get a Discount on BAAFF Gear!

Missed your chance to get our BAAFF 2019 Tees and Totes at the festival? Now is your chance to pre-order this year's gear by clicking the link below!

Our tees and totes feature this year's logo, following our theme of "Rising Together," in celebration of Asian American Resource Workshop (AARW)'s 40th anniversary and everything they're doing for the empowerment of the APA community in Boston. The design is in reference to making waves during the Asian American civil rights movement and based on Hokusai's Great Wave off Kanagawa.

Prices (including shipping):
Totes = $20
Tees (XS-XL) = $30
Order a tee AND a tote together for a lower price of $45!
Order by 11/25 and Save 20% with code Thanks20

Illustration by Anna Zeng, Design by Connie Chan.

Order by November 30, will ship early December

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Watch the Day 3 BAAFF 2019 Highlight Video!

BAAFF Day 3 Highlights
Featuring: Go Back to China (Emily Ting/Director)
Finding Your Place Shorts: "Mama Yen" (Jiale Hu/Director, Mama Yen),
"Seeking Settled Ground" (Mohammad Arifuzzaman/Director),
and "Kung Fu Chit" (Yen-Linh Chit/Director)
Queer and Here Shorts: "My Mother, Myself & I" (Davyana San Miguel/Assistant Director)

LIVE Podcast:
How to Survive the End of the World

Join us for a live recording of How to Survive the End of the World, a podcast from the Brown Sisters on learning from apocalypse with grace, rigor, and curiosity. Podcast hosts adrienne maree brown and Autumn Brown will be joined by singer/songwriter Toshi Reagon in a conversation around climate change and survival. Featuring a live performance by Emerson College's The SkinTones.

The recording will be held on Monday, December 2 at 6 p.m. at Emerson's Cutler Majestic Theater

FREE WITH RSVP
Reception to follow: The Lion's Den, 25 Boylston Place, Boston, MA 02116

Tickets for this event are complimentary and do not guarantee access on the day of the event. Seating will be granted on a first come, first served basis. Please plan to arrive early to this event to guarantee your seats.

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Catch 140 LBS Before It's Gone!

MATINEE PERFORMANCE

140 LBS: How Beauty Killed My Mother

Saturday, November 23, 2:00 p.m.
Pao Arts Center
75 mins | Written & Performed by Susan Lieu | Directed by Sara Porkalob 


Two hours into surgery, Susan’s mother loses oxygen to her brain and the plastic surgeon deliberately does not call 9-1-1 for fourteen minutes. Five days later, while in a coma, she flatlines. The surgeon is charged with medical negligence and her family falls apart; no one talks about what happened.

Nineteen years later on her wedding day, Susan’s mother’s seat sits empty and Susan realizes she can no longer ignore what she’s always wanted: to know who her mother was. Sifting through thousands of deposition pages and reaching out to the killer’s family, Susan uncovers the painful truth of her mother, herself, and the impossible ideal of Vietnamese feminine beauty.

This is the LAST AVAILABLE perfromance! Tickets are going fast, so be sure to click the link below to save your spot before it leaves!

Presented by ArtsEmerson, Pao Arts Center, and Asian Pacific Islander Arts Network 

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