The Philadelphia Latino Film Festival is proud to celebrate the richness and diversity of Latino cinema for its 6th year. Join us June 2-4 for a weekend of ground-breaking works from all genres: short film, narrative, documentary, animation and full feature films. Tickets and more information, available here.  

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Film Screening: Unbroken Glass Wednesday, April 5th 6:00 pm 12 Gates Art Gallery, Old City A documentary about hereditary depression in the Indian American community. Director Dinesh Sabu will be in attendance. Click Here to Learn More.   Film Screening: Refugee Kids- One Small School Takes on the World Monday, April 17th 6:00 pm Free […]

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On November 20, we celebrated a wildly successful 9th annual Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival with much fanfare, food, and a strong sense of community. We are thrilled to announce the award winners from PAAFF16. Thank you to all who participated and supported our festival, and CONGRATULATIONS to our winners!   Best Narrative Feature – The Tiger Hunter Dir. Lena Khan: The Tiger Hunter is a […]

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  On Sunday November 20th, PAAFF ’16 will close our 9th annual film festival with a Hawaii-themed Closing Night Party. The evening kicks off with a screening of Mele Murals, a stunning documentary highlighting the power of art to inspire, transform, and connect. In addition to the screening, this event will feature a live mural painting, catering by Poi Dog Snack Shop, a […]

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PAAFF ’16 has begun! Last night, an awesome crowd came out to see ‘The Tiger Hunter’ with star Danny Pudi and writer/director Lena Khan in attendance. Plus, they feasted on food from Nanee’s Kitchen (who previously dazzled fans at the PAAFF Asian Chef Experience) and danced along to the bangin’ Bhangra beats of DJ Rekha. […]

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Call For Papers Diasporic Cinema: Multigenerational Narratives, Migration, and Identity in Asian America An Academic Conference in Conjunction with PAAFF Conference Dates November 14-15, 2016 Submission deadline September 16, 2016 The Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival (PAAFF) is seeking proposals for papers and presentations on the theme of “Multigenerational Narratives, Migration, and Identity.” This inaugural […]

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PhillyCAM will collaborate with the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival (PAAFF), the Cambodian Association of Greater Philadelphia and the Indonesian Diaspora Network to offer a week-long filmmaking workshop for youth ages 13-18. Participants will learn all aspects of film production from story development to production planning, cinematography and editing. Workshop takes place: July 18-22 @ 10-4pm. […]

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  Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival is proud to present this co-hosted screening of feature length documentary Nikkei at PHL Latino Film Festival. A search for identity with cultures crossing continents, Nikkei follows the story of director Kaori Flores Yonekura’s grandparents’ intrepid journey from Japan to Peru to Venezuela. Along the way, their search for a […]

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Looking for Asian American home movies on film (8mm, Super-8, 16mm) PROJECT OVERVIEW The Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival, in partnership with the Center for Asian American Media is looking for people to share their home movies through a participatory online project, Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies. It is a story-centered public engagement […]

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On Friday May 6th, the Barnes Foundation will celebrate Asia-Pacific American Heritage Month with Asia Fantasia, a First Friday fusion of art and performance. Asia Fantasia represents PAAFF’s first collaboration with the Barnes. The event will showcase the rich diversity of traditional and contemporary Asian and Asian American artistic engagement while shedding light on the fertile artistic dialogue between […]

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