Beyond Orientalism: The Boston Forum [FREE EVENT]

October 21, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bright Family Screening Room, The Paramount Center - Emerson College
559 Washington St
MA 02111
Boston Asian American Film Festival

Presented by Boston Asian American Film Festival and NEFA.
Co-Presented by Lyric Stage Company, SpeakEasy Stage Company, Company One Theatre, Vietnamese American Initiative for Development and Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center – BCNC

Breakfast available at 10 a.m.

Beyond Orientalism: The Forum is a national initiative designed to explore the topics of misrepresentation onstage and in the media, diversity and inclusivity in the performing arts as it relates specifically to API (Asian Pacific Islander) issues, and practical action steps to advance racial equity.

Beyond Orientalism: The Boston Forum will take place on Saturday, October 21st from 10:30 a.m. at the Paramount Center Bright Family Screening Room. This event will be a launch for the first network of API artists and arts organizations in the Greater Boston area and will feature a performance by Flying Orb Productions from Lowell and guest speakers. Join the free and public forum on October 21st to celebrate the launch! The event will be livestreamed on the HowlRound TV network at

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