BuzzFeed Panel at SDAFF

Hello from San Diego!  I’ve been to the San Diego Asian Film Festival almost every year since Saving Face premiered there a decade ago.  This time, it’s Abe’s turn to be in the spotlight!  He was on a sold-out BuzzFeed Panel with Eugene Yang, Mallory Wang, and moderator Anna Akana at UC San Diego.

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Remember this video he directed – If Asian Said the Stuff White People Say?  They talked about stuff like that.

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I had to pay him back for 10 years of sitting around waiting, holding my stuff while he did a meet and greet…
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…that lasted almost 1.5 hours!!!

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Afterwards, we stopped by Rigoberto’s Taco Shop for dinner.


I actually got a Greek Salad next door because I was still stuffed from this feast, but I did have a bite of Abe’s Breakfast Burrito and it was tremendous.


BuzzFeed is being honored with SDAFF’s Digital Pioneer Award tonight at The Gala (<—click to watch past video).  I’ll be working too (presenting Best Documentary Feature) so I have no idea who is going to hold my purse for red carpet photos.