Two films from Taiwan, "The Success of a Baseball Player" and "Taiwan Today," kick off the Asian Film Festival Friday at 7 p.m. in the Orson Spencer Hall auditorium on the University of Utah campus.
On Saturday, the Academy Award-winning documentary "Days of Waiting," a Japanese-American woman's memories of the internment of her family during World War II, will be shown at 7 p.m., followed by another documentary, "Sewing Woman."Admission is free to all films, which are presented by the U. Asian Studies Program and are part of the Asian Festival activities.
On Sunday, there will be a bike ride and health walk in City Creek Canyon, a three-mile course up the canyon and back. Registration is $8 per person or $25 for a group or family of four. Registration includes refreshments, an egg roll, a safety vest, acknowledgment buttons and admission to the 14th annual Asian Festival on Saturday, May 4, in the Salt Palace from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
For further information phone the Asian Association of Utah, 486-5987.