The 28th San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival opens with TODAY’S SPECIAL, a sparkling romantic comedy that hits the heart as well as the funny bone, TODAY’S SPECIAL is a lovingly crafted ode to family, food and New york City. Steaming kitchens and Bollywood songs of yore fill this hilarious second feature from Kaplan (YEAR OF THE FISH, SFIAAFF ‘07), written by and Starring the great Aasif Mandvi (The Daily Show). Screening will be held at the Castro Theatre, followed by a stylish Gala reception at the Asian Art Museum. Be sure to get your tickets to both Opening Night Film TODAY’S SPECIAL and the fabulous gala party following at the Asian Art Museum! Take advantage of the special combo price for both! For tickets, visit: here.
THU 3/11, 700PM – 930PM
OPENING NIGHT FILM + GALA RECEPTION
Castro Theater / Asian Art Museum $55.00
THU 3/11, 930PM – 1200AM
OPENING NIGHT GALA
Asian Art Museum $30
Have dessert first! Kick off this year’s Festival at its annual opening bash. After the film, come enjoy the star-studded Asian Art Museum Opening Night Gala, mix and mingle with filmmakers and special guests and partake in desserts and drinks, and explore the Museum’s exciting new Shanghai exhibit!
screenshot from: TODAY’S SPECIAL (2010)