June 7, 2009
Due to overwhelming demand, we’ve extended our call for entries final postmark deadline to Tuesday, June 30th. Submissions are open to Asians and non-Asians filmmakers producing content by and/or about Asian Americans.
Click here for more details on submitting.
THE ASIAN AMERICAN FILM LAB PRESENTS
THE 6TH ANNUAL 72 HOUR FILM SHOOTOUT
JUNE 26-29, 2009
New York, NY – The Asian American Film Lab (AAFilmLab), in association with Asian CineVision, is pleased to announce the Sixth Annual 72 Hour Film Shootout (“Shootout”) taking place this year from June 26-29, 2009. The Shootout is a nationwide competition where filmmaking teams have 72 hours to complete short films up to five minutes in length. Teams are given a common theme at the start of the competition to use creatively as they see fit. Teams compete for cash and prizes and the chance to have their films screened at film festivals.
For more info, visit: 72hourfilmshootout.com
Santa Mesa, the winner for Best Feature Film from our 2008 Film Festival, is now available on dvd. For more info, click here.
May 26, 2009
Join PAAFF at the APA Heritage Festival on Sat. May 30th 11am-5pm, details are below.
Find out about our upcoming events, volunteer opportunities and more.
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March 13, 2009
The 2009 Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival (PAAFF) is now accepting submissions for the following festival award categories:
Narrative Fiction (60 mins+)
Documentary (30 mins+)
Short Film (1-45 mins)
Final Postmark Deadline for submissions: June 13, 2009
Submit online: https://www.withoutabox.com/login/6998
For sponsorship information: click here
Check out the 2009 Festival Poster
PAAFF is proud to be sponsoring the following films during the Philadelphia Cinefest:
Children of Invention, Directed by Tze Chun
Two Asian-American children are left to fend for themselves when their mother goes missing in director Tze Chun’s accomplished, semi-autobiographical feature.
Director will be in attendance for the Saturday screenings
Sat. March 28th, 2:30pm @ The Prince
Sat. April 4th, 12:30pm @ The Bridge
Sun. April 5th, 4:00pm @ the Black Box at The Prince
The Equation of Love and Death, Directed by Cao Baoping
Five characters — a tough lovelorn female cabbie, two inept smugglers from the countryside, a man of multiple personas and a baffled policeman are all caught up together in this fast-paced Chinese thriller. (Mandarin with English subtitles) East Coast Premiere, featured in World Focus section.
Sat. April 4th, 4:45pm @ Ritz 5
Sun. April 5th, 7:00pm @ Ritz 5
To see a full list of Asian and Asian American films that will be screening at the Cinefest, click here
For ticket info, click here
February 17, 2009
The Philadelphia Mayor’s Commission on Asian American Affairs presents a screening of the powerful documentary Vincent Who? with remarks by producer Curtis Chin followed by a civil rights panel discussion.
In 1982, Vincent Chin, a Chinese American was murdered in Detroit by two white autoworkers at the height of anti-Japanese sentiments. For the first time, Asian Americans around the country galvanized to form a real community movement.
This documentary, inspired by a series of town halls organized by Asian Pacific Americans for Progress on the 25th anniversary of the case, features interviews with the key players at the time, as well as a whole new generation of activists.
Friday, February 27, 2009
6:00pm – 8:00pm
Conversation Hall (2nd Fl)
Please RVSP to: firstname.lastname@example.org
To donate money for this event, visit VincentChin.net.
December 20, 2008
Thanks for all your support in helping us launch the 1st Annual Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival Presented by HBO. Check back soon for details about next year’s events.
For 2009 sponsorship information: click here