Photo of Katie Malia from Almost Asian; 2017 Powell Street Festival

Almost Asian screening and Q&A: Saturday, 1:30pm – 2:00pm, Firehall Theatre
Stand-up comedy: Saturday, 5:00pm – 5:15pm, Street Stage

Curated by Hapa-palooza co-founder and award-winning filmmaker, Jeff Chiba Stearns, Hapa-palooza is proud to co-present this year’s Mixed Flicks screening of Almost Asian. Created by part Japanese and German actor, Katie Malia, Almost Asian, is a new comedy web series that follows a woman’s everyday life in Los Angeles as a half-Asian. The screening will feature specially selected episodes from Katie’s popular hit series which was recently featured on NPR. Katie, who writes, directs, and stars in Almost Asian, will be in attendance from LA for a moderated Q&A session directly following the screening, hosted by Nicole Yukiko. (40 minutes)

スタンドアップコメディ:土曜、午後5時〜5時15分 ストリート・ス テージ

ハッパ・パローザの創設者の一人であり、受賞歴を持つ映画監 督ジェフ・チバ・スターンズが、本年度のMixed Flicksの上映会と 兼ねてお届けする、Almost Asian(ほとんどアジア人)。この作品 は、日本とドイツをバックグランドに持つ役者、ケイティ・マリア による、オンラインのコメディ・シリーズです。アジア人のハーフ で、ロサンゼルスに在住する女性の日常を描きます。今回は、こ のシリーズの中から最近NPRで紹介されたエピソードを選んで 上映します。当時は、この作品の著者兼監督兼主演のケイティ本 人がロサンゼルスから駆けつけ、上映後の質疑応答に参加しま す。司会:ニコール・ユキコ 所要時間:40分

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