The Cleveland Current found our film and did a wonderful article on it. You can read it here .

Baldwin and Larissa were guests recently on the radio show Marvels of China:Pathways to the Pacific Rim hosted by Jeffrey Mead. They discussed Finding Cleveland and their screening in Greenwich, CT. Check out the podcast of the interview here.

Happy New Year! We are so excited to announce our 2017 Jan/Feb Winter tour dates of the Finding Cleveland Experience. For additional details and dates, visit our screenings page on our site.

1.07.17 San Francisco – SOLD OUT

1.20.17 Chinatown NYC

1.21.17 Great Neck NY

1.22.17 Wappingers Falls, NY

1.22.17 Greenwich, CT

1.27.17 Los Angeles Chinatown

2.03.17 Thousand Oaks, CA

2.17.17 Santa Ana, CA

More and more people are hearing about our little film. We were excited that CCN Sunrise, a morning news show in Pasadena, interviewed Larissa Lam recently about the film and her suicide prevention campaign. Asian American magazine, Inheritance, also did a wonderful feature interview with Larissa Lam and Baldwin Chiu in their October issue about the American Dream and Finding Cleveland fit perfectly into that theme.

You can find those new interviews posted on our Media page. 

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It was another packed house at the Finding Cleveland Experience hosted by the South Pasadena Library and co-sponsored by the South Pasadena Chinese American Club and Friends of the Library. South Pasadena Councilmember Robert Joe made a special presentation to Larissa Lam and Baldwin Chiu bestowing special city coins in recognition of their achievements. See more photos from the event and article in the South Pasadena Review here.

 

Larissa traveled to Dallas to take part in the Asian Film Festival of Dallas where Finding Cleveland was screening with an excellent group of documentaries. We were honored to be named the winner of the Jury Prize by their judging panel. While at the festival, Larissa was also interviewed by Selig Film News and The Clubhouse Podcast about our film. You can check out one of the interviews below.

Finding Cleveland won the Cine Asian Award for Outstanding Film at the 21st annual Sacramento International Film Festival. This award has extra special meaning since it’s from Baldwin Chiu’s hometown of Sacramento. There were so many amazing, high-caliber films at this festival that this was an unexpected honor for our humble little film.

Baldwin Chiu on stage during Q&A of Sacramento International Film Festival. Photography by Dorcas Yee
Baldwin Chiu on stage during Q&A of Sacramento International Film Festival. Photography by Dorcas Yee

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We are proud to announce that Finding Cleveland won Best Documentary at the 2016 Asians on Film Festival. The annual short film festival had over 300 submissions and handed out a total of 17 awards, focusing attention on new and emerging Asian American talent in the filmmaking industry. Multiple screenings took place throughout the festival, which took began on Wednesday, March 9 and ended with the awards ceremony on Sunday, March 13. Click here for the full list of festival winners. Be sure to also check out the AOFF award ceremony recap video.

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Finding Cleveland took home the 2016 Oxford Film Festival’s Hoka Award for Best Documentary Film in the Mississippi category during the festival’s closing night awards ceremony. The festival itself took place February 17-21 in Oxford, Mississippi. The annual event celebrates the art of independent cinema, with over 130 films from across the globe exhibited throughout the weekend. Through year round programming, the festival works to encourage filmmaking in Oxford and North Mississippi while growing understanding of cinema through screenings, workshops and educational programs, culminating in the annual five day festival. We are honored to take home such a coveted and impactful award.

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Finding Cleveland featured on the front page of The Oxford Eagle
Producer Baldwin Chiu with Hoka Award

 

 

 

 

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We are excited to announce that Finding Cleveland will be screened at the 13th Annual Oxford Film Festival February 17-21, 2016. This festival celebrates the art of independent cinema. Through year round programming, the festival works to encourage filmmaking in Oxford and North Mississippi while growing understanding of cinema through screenings, workshops and educational programs, culminating in the annual five day festival. Finding Cleveland will be showing on Friday, February 19 and Sunday, February 21. For more information, click here.