We like to Party… The Official SFIAAFF 2010 Parties List!
From intimate gatherings to lavish galas, the 11 days of the Festival afford a variety of ways to connect, mix and party! Don’t miss out on these rare moments to mingle with filmmakers, actors and other festival-goers! Tickets to all events available online at http://festival.asianamericanmedia.org/2010
OPENING GALA AND RECEPTION
Asian Art Museum, 200 Larkin Street, San Francisco
Thursday, March 11, 2010 9:30pm-12:00am | $30
Kick off the Festival in style at the celebrated Asian Art Museum! Take in free-flowing desserts, drinks, and south asian snacks, celebrate friends and film, and explore the Museum’s exciting new Shanghai exhibit!
featuring live dance performance & live music sets
DIRECTIONS IN SOUND
Mighty, 119 Utah Street, San Francisco
Friday, March 12, 2010 9pm-2am | 21+ | $15
Get your dance party on at the Festival’s annual let-it-all-out music event! Featuring some of the Bay Area’s hottest underground performers, ranging from hiphop to Brit-pop!
DJ SHORTKUT (triple threat, beat junkies)
HOT TUB (oakland)
KERO ONE (plug label)
GREEN TEA (plug label)
FESTIVAL SOCIAL CLUB
SOM, 2925 16th St, San Francisco
Saturday, March 13, 2010 10pm-2am
21+ | $10 | Tickets available only at the door
The official after-party of SFIAAFF! Come and check out San Francisco’s newest hot spot deep in the heart of the Mission District, and enjoy offerings from the city’s finest DJs.
deep disco, electro, dance classics by
DJ PICKPOCKET (donuts)
ROBOT HUSTLE (honey soundsystem)
EUG (public release/face)
PROOF (massive selector)
B-HAUL (dirty dishes/tasty)
SFIAAFF AFTER PARTY
@ rickshaw stop, 155 fell street, SF
21+ | 8pm-2am | $10, $5 w/ SFIAAFF ticket stub
The official after AFTER-party of SFIAAFF! rock out to the City’s hottest bands in SF’s oh-so-popular Rickshaw Stop.
live performances by
CLOSING NIGHT PARTY
Temple Nightclub, 540 Howard Street, San Francisco
Thursday, March 18, 2010 9:00pm-12:30am | 21+ | $10
Close the curtain on this year’s Festival at one of the City’s swankiest party scenes. Revel in the memories of the past eight days, make some new friends and toast the Festival’s award – winners!
spinning the best hip-hop, old school, and club hits
DJ MEL (segue)
SHRED ONE (rrs feed/brooklyn circus)
DJ MISTA B (4onefunk)
SAN JOSE OPENING NIGHT GALA RECEPTION
San Jose Museum of Art, 110 South Market Street, San Jose
Friday, March 19, 2010 9:00pm-11:00pm | $15
Celebrate the start of the Festival’s run in the South Bay at the lavish San Jose Museum of Art. Nibble on delicious hors d’oeuvres, enjoy free-flowing cocktails and get ready for three days of film in San Jose!
HAPPY HOUR AT THE O IZAKAYA LOUNGE
Wed-Sun, March 11-14 & 17-18, 2010 5pm-7pm
Hotel Kabuki, 1625 Post Street, San Francisco
Make your daily stop at the O Izakaya Lounge, just down the street from the VIZ and Sundance Kabuki Cinemas, for special happy-hour drinks throughout the Festival!