AAPI MONTH Events

Cheers

May 12

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May 14

Eating with Chopsticks

May 15

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May 19

May 2

 
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Calendar of Events

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May 2 - Maru Korean Bistro, 6:30 - 7:30pm

Join us at Maru Korean Bistro for pre show snacks and drinks before screening the short films at Milwaukee Film Fest featuring Seeds of Hope.  

May 12 - AAPI Month Kickoff CelebrAsian, 5:30 - 7:30

Join us at No Studios Skyline Lounge to kickoff AAPI Heritage month with remarks, appetizers and drinks as we take a look at the events planned for May.

May 14 - Chai Chat - Beauty & Bridgerton, 1-2pm

Online Zoom Recording  - Now Available! 

Join us as we have a Bridgerton Inspired conversation about colorism and South Asian beauty standards.

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May 15-21 - Asian Restaurant Week

Visit Asian restaurants in the greater Milwaukee area to support our AAPI businesses and explore the delicious cuisine of the diverse AAPI Community. 

May 19 - They Came For Us Exhibit Tour & Talk, 5:30pm

Visit the Jewish Museum of Milwaukee's exhibit on Japanese internment and stay for a discussion.  Co-sponsored by ElevAsian and Milwaukee Turners.  

May 22 - Explore the Ties of Anti-Semitism and Anti-Asian Hate and Pathways to Healing, 2:30 - 4:00pm

Milwaukee Jewish Federation, Helfaer Building

Members of the Jewish and AAPI community lead a conversation about shared trauma and mental health in the Jewish and Asian communities.   

Check out these Asian themed or Asian produced films at the Milwaukee Film Festival through May 5.

  • A Distant Place trailer
    Directed by Park Kun-young, South Korea

  • Aloners trailer | website
    Directed by Hong Sung-eun, South Korea

  • Bad Axe website
    Direct by David Siev, USA

  • Belle trailer | website
    Directed by Mamoru Hosoda, Japan

  • Beyond the Infinite 2 Minutes trailer | website
    Directed by Junta Yamaguchi

  • Free Chol Soo Lee https://www.facebook.com/freecholsoolee/
    Directed by Julie Ha, Eugene Yi, USA

  • Maika website 
    Directed by Ham Tran, Vietnam

  • Memoria trailer
    Directed by Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Colombia, France, Thailand, United Kingdom, Qatar, Germany, Mexico

  • Pursuit of Perfection trailer 
    Directed by Toshimichi Saito, Japan

  • Whether the Weather in Fine trailer
    Directed by Carlo Francisco Manatad, Philippines, France, Singapore, Indonesia, Germany, Qatar

  • Yuni trailer
    Directed by Kamila Andini, Singapore, France, Indonesia, Australia