PAAFF is dedicated to supporting Asian American film, video and media makers through out the Philadelphia area through an annual film festival
The 1st Annual Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival is scheduled to take place this October and will consist of:
• Opening Night Film & Gala
• Centerpiece Presentation
• Closing Night Film & Party
• Film Screenings and Q & A’s
• Panel Discussions
• Festival Brunch
• Asians in Rock concert
• After Parties and more
Choose from a diverse mix of movies (short programs/feature films, documentary/narrative, drama/action/horror/comedy, etc.) that will showcase the talents of many established and up and coming Asian American filmmakers and actors from all parts of the country.
Many of the films screened will be Philadelphia premieres.
Panel discussions will focus on how films are made from industry professionals, as well as the state of Asian Americans in cinema.
1. Introduce Asian American perspectives to the Philadelphia area
2. Educate local communities about Asian American history and issues
3. Encourage and foster growth in Asian American culture and elevate Philadelphia's place as a city of multicultural diversity
4. Celebrate the very best works of Asian American filmmakers and actors