Blasian Narratives

October 21, 2017 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Bright Family Screening Room, The Paramount Center - Emerson College
559 Washington St
MA 02111
Boston Asian American Film Festival

51 mins | Documentary/Live Performance
Directed by Jivan Atman
Q&A with cast members
Co-Presented by Roxbury International Film Festival and Happy World Movie Project (

Blasian Narratives is a multi-media “docu-theatre” project that intimately explores the intersection and identities of mixed race Black & Asian individuals through live performances and film.

Director’s Bio: ​​

Jivan Atman is an emerging media-maker and performative director. Jivan strives for innovative new ways of mixing media that accompany transformative experiences. His focus is in emotional literacy and restorative justice through media and live performances as channels. His works prioritize elevating consciousness through introspecting identity, race, gender, class, sexuality and spirituality. He has studied at Smith College, San Francisco Art Institute, Stanford University, and is a graduate of Morehouse College.

Film preceded by:
Law & Order: White Fragility Unit

Directed by Nicole Tray
14 mins | Narrative

With racism at an all time high in the US, members of an elite squad known as the White Fragility Special Victims Unit set out to help people of color in the fight against social injustice.