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2014 San Diego Asian Film Festival


  1. FROM WHAT IS BEFORE: Tell it to the Kapre

    Posted November 14th, 2014 by Dr. Craig D. Reid in Uncategorized

    Kap..what? Over the past week, I’ve watched a loooong, three-hour film (Kano) and an hour film shot in “slow motion” (Journey to the West). But was I ready for a combination of the two…was my butt ready to sit and watch Filipino director Lav Diaz’s five and a half hour epic From What is Before…miss […]

  2. JOURNEY TO THE WEST: A Monk Evicts Time

    Posted November 11th, 2014 by Dr. Craig D. Reid in Uncategorized

    Since the beginning of the festival, I hear joking comments about last night’s film, Journey to the West, that it’s basically just a bald headed guy (Lee Kang-sheng), dressed in a Buddhist monk’s red robe, who with his neck protruding forward, head bowed, staring at the ground and the fingers on each hand held in […]

  3. 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 […]

  4. 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 […]