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2014 San Diego Asian Film Festival


  1. Top 10 Programs to Check Out at the San Diego Asian Film Festival

    Posted October 29th, 2014 by erwin in Uncategorized

    San Diego is a melting pot of arts and culture and we feel pretty lucky to be home to the largest exhibition of Asian cinema on the West Coast. That means you have access to 140 films and programs from 21 countries at nine different venues across San Diego County. With so many exciting film […]

  2. The Inaugural MOVEfest at 15SDAFF

    Posted October 28th, 2014 by erwin in Blog

    YouTube and reality TV shows in the past decade like So You Think You Can Dance and the now off-air America’s Best Dance Crew have commanded a spotlight on a whole new generation of Asian-Pacific Islander (API) “movers and shakers.” MOVEfest’s inclusion into the 15th San Diego Asian Film Festival is a celebration of API contributions to […]

  3. 15 Questions & 15 Answers with Jeff Fong

    Posted October 27th, 2014 by leeannkim in Blog

    15 Questions and 15 Answers (in 15 words or less) with Director Jeffrey Fong of the Asian American comedy, RU by Lee Ann Kim 1. Give us your best 15-word pitch for RU. Ru is about a nice guy who is in a family of assassins. 2. What inspired you to make a film about […]

  4. Follow Friday Blog

    Posted October 24th, 2014 by erwin in Blog

    Only 13 days until #15SDAFF and we’re starting to confirm which celebrities are going to be there. Be there and try to catch a selfie, but give yourself a better chance with an All-Access Pass for front of the line privileges to panels and celebrity Q&As. Our festival is 10 days and there’s so much to see, but […]

  5. 15 Questions & 15 Answers with Leonard Wu

    Posted October 22nd, 2014 by leeannkim in Blog

    15 Questions and 15 Answers (in 15 words or less) with Actor Leonard Wu of SDAFF’s Opening Night Film, REVENGE OF THE GREEN DRAGONS by Lee Ann Kim 1. Congrats on being part of such a high profile film with all-star cast (Ray Liota, Justin Chon, Kev Jumba, Harry Shum, Eugenia Yuan)! How do you describe the […]

  6. Which San Diego Asian Film Festival Program Are You?

    Posted October 21st, 2014 by Brian in Blog

    Every year, we get tons of questions online and in real life of our film suggestions for the upcoming San Diego Asian Film Festival. Those questions really mean what films we love, but subconsciously (or maybe consciously) those films reflect us at those moments. In our film programs, we see a bit of ourselves projected onto […]

  7. AARP Sponsor Spotlight at SDAFF

    Posted October 21st, 2014 by erwin in Blog

    Film: The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness For the past 15 years, we are thankful for the support of the people and community organizations that have helped grow our film festival into the largest film festival in San Diego. We are happy to partner with the AARP to help us present three films at this […]

  8. Filipino Films for the 15SDAFF

    Posted October 16th, 2014 by erwin in Blog

    Since 1988, October has been recognized as Filipino American History Month by the Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS). The month of October was selected because the first Filipinos came ashore with Spanish sailors at Morro Bay, CA on October 18, 1587. Over the years here at the San Diego Asian Film Festival (SDAFF) we’ve supported some of […]

  9. Three Special Films at #15SDAFF

    Posted October 15th, 2014 by erwin in Blog

    Every year we have three films that carry a special energy alongside their on-screen stories. On these special nights years past we’ve featured stories like the Filipino man who was discovered on Youtube by legendary rock group Journey. This year Revenge of the Green Dragons, the world premiere of ABC’s Fresh off the Boat, with Meet the Patels […]

  10. The Online Premiere of the San Diego Asian Film Festival Trailer

    Posted October 8th, 2014 by erwin in Blog

    The San Diego Asian Film Festival season is here. We’d like to announce the premiere of our SDAFF Trailer hosted on our YouTube channel. Besides our festival trailer, we have the trailers for some of the films in this year’s SDAFF. Peruse, find something you love and see no limits. Chew The Scene started the season […]

  11. Welcome from the Executive Director

    Posted October 1st, 2014 by leeannkim in Uncategorized

    Welcome to the San Diego Asian Film Festival! As we mark our 15th season of programming, I’ve been reflecting on what it means to turn 15. I remember being curious – eager to discover new experiences, rebellious – wanting to create my own rules,  fearless – believing, like the show Fame, that “I’m gonna live […]