‘Painted Veil’ and ‘The Sapphires’ featured at Lakewood Asian Film Fest, Sep 5, 6, 7

The Painted Veil

The stunning film “The Painted Veil” will be showcased at the 3rd Annual Lakewood Asian Film Fest on Saturday evening, Sep 5 at 7:00 p.m.

This film is rated PG-13 and stars Edward Norton, Naomi Watts and Toby Jones.  Film is based on Somerset Maugham’s classic 1925 novel…”any sin but this one could be forgiven….Lift not the painted veil.”  [Read more…]

Actor Danny Glover at ‘Buffalo Soldiers’ event at Pantages Theater, Jan. 25

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Acclaimed Hollywood actor Danny Glover will be the featured speaker at the January 25 tribute to the famous “Buffalo Soldiers” who served on the American frontier in the late 1800’s.

Glover has starred in dozens of films over a three decade career to include all four “Lethal Weapon” movies, “Grand Canyon”, “Color Purple”, “Witness”, “Bat 21” and many more. Glover also produced and starred in the acclaimed cavalry epic “Buffalo Soldiers”.

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Asian Film Fest a box office success

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The recently completed three day Asian Film Fest at the Lakewood Playhouse drew record crowds. Overall the event drew 346 attendees for an average of 115 attendees for each of the three featured films: “Kahaani” (India), “To Live” (China) and “The Front Line” (Korea). This total does not include entertainers and Playhouse support staff.

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Mystery Thriller “Kahanni” Coming to Lakewood Asian Film Fest

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The opening film at the upcoming Lakewood Asian Film Fest on August 1, is the international box office hit “Kahanni” from India.  Hold on to your seats, because this action thriller starts off with a poison gas attack at a Metro Rail station.

The film then jumps forward two years when an attractive and pregnant software engineer arrives in Kolkata, India from London in search of her missing businessman husband.  However, no one has ever heard of her husband.

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