Damn the Past!

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About Damn the Past!

Damn the Past! is a musical film directed by Juli Kang. Music happens when a singing mute meets the girl of his dreams...but the path to true love isn't easy when you can only express yourself in song.

Upcoming Screenings

DC Asian Pacific American Film Festival - in "Love on the Rocks" shorts program. October 3, 2008, 8:30 PM. Check out the program details and get your tickets here.

Vancouver Asian Film Festival - October 6-9, 2008

Austin Asian American Film Festival - October 9-12, 2008

San Diego Asian Film Festival - in "I Heart U" October 10, 2008, 7:20 PM. Check out program details and get tickets here.

Toronto Reel Asian Film Festival - November 12-16, 2008


Audience Choice Award for Best Narrative Film, Big Muddy Film Festival 2008

Directors Guild of America Student Director Award 2007

Wild Rose Independent Film Festival: Festival Director's Special 2007 Wild Rose Award for Original Songs and Choreography, Best Student Film, Production Design Certificate of Distinctive Achievement, Best Costumes and Makeup

UCLA Directors Spotlight and Student Awards for Excellence in Visual Design and Originality 2007

Past Screenings

Fresh Film Festival - Int'l Student Film Festival - Czech Republic - August 2008

NY Asian American International Film Festival - July 2008

dead Center Film Festival - Oklahoma City - June 2008

Chicago Asian American Showcase - April 2008

San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival - March 2008

Reel Women International Film Festival - Los Angeles - March 2008

Big Muddy Film Festival - Carbondale, IL - February 2008

Berlinale Talent Campus - Berlin, Germany (excerpts) - February 2008

Asian Hot Shots Berlin Festival For Film and Video Art - Berlin, Germany - January 2008

Rencontres International Henri Langlois International Student Film Festival - Poitiers, France - December 2007

Visual Communications Los Angeles Asian Pacific American Film Festival - Los Angeles, CA - May 2007

UCLA Directors Spotlight - June 2007