Pretty to Think So actors Pia Shah and Louis Ozawa Changchien.
Call for Entries: Narrative, Documentary and International Features / Short Films
DEADLINES 2008: Early: September 5 / Late: October 3 / Withoutabox.com Extended Deadline: October 10
Thank you for your submissions. The SFIAAFF Call for Entries is now closed. Filmmakers will be notified of their acceptance by late January 2009.
The SFIAAFF is the nation’s largest showcase for new Asian American and Asian films, annually presenting approximately 130 works in San Francisco, Berkeley and San Jose. Since 1982, the SFIAAFF has been an important launching point for Asian American independent filmmakers as well as a vital source for new Asian Cinema.
The 2008 Festival drew an attendance of 30,000, including more than 200 fimmakers and industry guests.
The SFIAAFF accepts films and videos that are made by or about Asian Americans and Asians of any nationality. All lengths and genres will be considered. Click here for more information.
GALAS & SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS
Highly anticipated, high-profile films on the biggest stage of the festival
NARRATIVE COMPETITION / DOCUMENTARY COMPETITION
The heart of the program—the year’s best Asian American and Canadian independent films
*Awards given include Best Narrative, Best Documentary, Audience Awards
DOCUMENTARY SHOWCASE / INTERNATIONAL SHOWCASE
A global spectrum of the finest cinema from Asian and the diaspora
*Awards given include Audience Awards
A rich and diverse collection of cutting-edge shorts—and a glimpse of the future
SPOTLIGHTS & RETROSPECTIVES
Tributes to pioneering filmmakers and actors who’ve made an indelible impact on Asian American and Asian cinema
Engaging dialogues across a variety of timely topics with world-class guests