May 27, 2012
Featured celebs of Philadelphia Comic Con include Chris Hemsworth (Thor, Avengers), Stan Lee (creator of X-Men, Spiderman) and our friend James Hong (Kung Fu Panda 1 & 2).
For more info and ticketing, please click here.
Sat. June 2nd – 5-5:45pm
Doctor Kong – Director Alexis Neophytides
The film follows New York plastic surgeon Hank Chien’s year-long journey as he challenges the Donkey Kong world record.
Digital Antiquities – Director J.P. Chan
In the year 2036, a woman at a data recovery store is visited by a young man who desperately needs to have a mysterious old CD read.
Bloodtraffick - Director Jennifer Thym
In a world torn by a war between vampires and angels, a human vigilante on the hunt for her missing sisters is lured into the den of a vampire.
Sun. June 3rd – 4-5:30pm
Dirty Hands: The Art and Crimes of David Choe – Director Harry Kim
Dirty Hands chronicles the life and career of famed street artist David Choe from 2000 to 2007 as documented by his close friend and director, Harry Kim.
The documentary reveals the highs and lows involved in the upward trajectory of David’s career using the same “no holds barred” style that makes his artwork so unique and sought-after.
Ultimately, the film unveils an explicit yet personal story of the trials of a succeeding talent, inspirational to any artist.
November 12, 2011
The 2011 Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival Presented by HBO is a wrap!
Thanks to our staff, volunteers, attendees and sponsors for making this happen. Thanks also to our venue partners: International House, Asian Arts Initiative and Prince Music Theater.
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Festival Award Winners:
Best Narrative Feature Film: Saigon Electric
Best Documentary: Dirty Hands: The Art & Crimes of David Choe
Best Short Film: Digital Antiquities
Emerging Filmmaker Award: Bertha Bay-Sa Pan