About

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