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About the Festival

The San Diego Asian Film Festival (SDAFF) is San Diego’s premier film showcase of Asian American and international cinema. Founded in 2000, the Festival has grown to become the largest exhibition of Asian cinema in the western United States, and has showcased everything from future classics like Bong Joon-ho’s Memories of Murder (US Premiere) to luminary independent work like Patrick Wang’s award-winning In the Family (North American Premiere).  Each year, the festival brings West Coast and world premieres of films from around the world to San Diego and gives audiences unique opportunities to discover international cinema.

For its 15th Anniversary, SDAFF will showcase over 140 films from 21 countries at a record number of 9 different venues in San Diego from November 6-15, 2014.

The San Diego Asian Film Festival is organized by Pacific Arts Movement, a non-profit media arts organization dedicated to sharing Asian American and international films to inspire, entertain, and support a more compassionate society. For more information about Pac-Arts, click here.

Past Editions

2014 SDAFF Spring Showcase
2013 San Diego Asian Film Festival
2013 SDAFF Spring Showcase
2012 San Diego Asian Film Festival
2012 SDAFF Spring Showcase
2011 San Diego Asian Film Festival
2011 SDAFF Spring Showcase
2010 San Diego Asian Film Festival
2009 San Diego Asian Film Festival
2008 San Diego Asian Film Festival
2007 San Diego Asian Film Festival