Films to make you laugh, cry, and cheer, featuring gorgeous young lovers, butt-kicking sisters, and unwitting dancing stars.
A special exhibition project in collaboration with Artistic Director Brian Hu, The Los Angeles Times, the University of San Diego and other community partners. To read more, visit this page. https://sdaff.org/2019/the-asian-american-film-canon/
The best of Asian American cinema in all of its colors—from stories of activism and history-making, to tales of woe and humor.
From Asia’s most innovative and thought-provoking filmmakers come new stories and new ways of telling them.
Fresh from Venice, Busan, and other prestigious international film festivals, these are premiere works by the world’s best directors
Discover the thrills of the short form in this year’s program, which includes international award winners, surprising documentaries, narrative thrills, slow burns, and lush pleasures, from an exciting new generation of filmmakers.
The feature presentations of this year’s San Diego Asian Film Festival include an omnibus look at San Diego from four Asian American cinematic voices, a modern sexual identity crisis only possible in this day and age, and a fable-like story of a group of Chinese opera performers valiantly holding on in its twilight days.