sfiaaff 2011

Interview with Santhosh Daniel (SFIAAFF ’11 Panelist)

Santhosh Daniel is the Director of Global Film, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting cross-cultural understanding through the medium of cinema. In this interview, Santhosh discusses the new trends in filmmaking and collaboration in India.

Fest Director Masashi Niwano in SF Chronicle

If you turned to the pink pages of Sunday’s SF Chronicle, you’ll find a great cover story on the 29th SF International Asian American Film Festival with CAAM’s very own Festival Director Masashi Niwano.

The SFIAAFF Student Delegates are Here!

SFIAAFF is thrilled to present the 3rd annual Verizon Student Delegate Program! Aimed to cultivate and engage the next generation of scholars, filmmakers, artists, and administrators in the field of Asian and Asian American media, these students were selected from a competitive pool of applicants from around the nation.

SFIAAFF iPhone App Now Available

Need to look up a film in SFIAAFF and forgot your catalog at home? Want to watch a trailer while you are waiting in the rush line? Download our FilmFest SFIAAFF program guide app for all the latest Festival information, available in iTunes App Store now.

Memoirs of a Superfan, Vol 6.1

It’s time. Oh, yes, it’s time. The restlessness and giddy anticipation usually begins in December for me, and reaches a fever pitch by the time of the Festival Launch party, when the catalogs are delivered into our hot little hands. I spend an afternoon charting out my festival cruise, an afternoon which mixes joy, frustration, accommodation, bargaining and a twinge of disappointment, as I realize that despite my best attempts, I can’t see absolutely everything.


The independent feature ALMOST PERFECT directed by Bertha Bay-Sa Pan, starring Kelly Hu and Edison Chen, will be having it’s World Premiere at the 29th SF International Asian American Film Festival.

Festival Program Guide Now Available

You may have noticed that the Center for Asian American Media has gotten a massive makeover, with a bold new logo, festival campaign, and this year a beautifully sleek, black bound program guide.