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The 33rd Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival

April 27
7:00 PM
Aratani Japan America Theater: Los Angeles, CA

Event Overview

(APRIL 27-MAY 4) 33rd Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival | April 27 - May 4

Opening night will be at the JACCC in Little Tokyo. Festival will run through THU 05/04, in additional venues in DTLA, Koreatown and West Hollywood.

 

VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS, the nation’s premier Asian Pacific American media arts center, established The Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival (LAAPFF) in 1983 as a vehicle to promote Asian and Asian Pacific American cinema. The Film Festival has grown from its humble beginnings as a weekend-long series into a major annual showcase spanning eight days and presenting the best of Asian Pacific American and Asian international media in the United States. The Film Festival serves as a crucial launching ground for award-winning Asian Pacific American cinema artists includThe Film Festival serves as a crucial launching ground for award-winning Asian Pacific American cinema artists including Erika Surat Andersen (TURBANS), Gregg Araki (THE LONG WEEKEND (’O DESPAIR)), Timothy Linh Bui (GREEN DRAGON), Gene Cajayon (THE DEBUT), Kip Fulbeck (BANANA SPLIT), Philip Kan Gotanda (LIFE TASTES GOOD), Keiko Ibi (THE PERSONALS), Eric Koyanagi (HUNDRED PERCENT), Ang Lee (A FINE LINE; PUSHING HANDS), Chris Chan Lee (YELLOW), Grace Lee (AMERICAN ZOMBIE), Justin Lin (BETTER LUCK TOMORROW; FINISHING THE GAME), Rico Martinez (DESPERATE), Anurag Mehta (AMERICAN CHAI), Greg Pak (ROBOT STORIES), Mina Shum (DOUBLE HAPPINESS; LONG LIFE, HAPPINESS AND PROSPERITY), Chris Tashima (VISAS AND VIRTUE; DAY OF INDEPENDENCE), Ham Tran (JOURNEY FROM THE FALL), Tran T. Kim-Trang (ALETHEIA), Wayne Wang (CHAN IS MISSING), Richard Wong (COLMA: THE MUSICAL), Jessica Yu (SOUR DEATH BALLS; THE LIVING MUSEUM; PING PONG PLAYA), and many others.


Festival lineup and website launch coming soon! To get updates, on world premieres attending talent and more, please visit http://festival.vconline.org

Parking Information:
Several pay lots available in Little Tokyo. Metered street parking is also available.

Event Overview

(APRIL 27-MAY 4) 33rd Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival | April 27 - May 4

Opening night will be at the JACCC in Little Tokyo. Festival will run through THU 05/04, in additional venues in DTLA, Koreatown and West Hollywood.

 

VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS, the nation’s premier Asian Pacific American media arts center, established The Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival (LAAPFF) in 1983 as a vehicle to promote Asian and Asian Pacific American cinema. The Film Festival has grown from its humble beginnings as a weekend-long series into a major annual showcase spanning eight days and presenting the best of Asian Pacific American and Asian international media in the United States. The Film Festival serves as a crucial launching ground for award-winning Asian Pacific American cinema artists includThe Film Festival serves as a crucial launching ground for award-winning Asian Pacific American cinema artists including Erika Surat Andersen (TURBANS), Gregg Araki (THE LONG WEEKEND (’O DESPAIR)), Timothy Linh Bui (GREEN DRAGON), Gene Cajayon (THE DEBUT), Kip Fulbeck (BANANA SPLIT), Philip Kan Gotanda (LIFE TASTES GOOD), Keiko Ibi (THE PERSONALS), Eric Koyanagi (HUNDRED PERCENT), Ang Lee (A FINE LINE; PUSHING HANDS), Chris Chan Lee (YELLOW), Grace Lee (AMERICAN ZOMBIE), Justin Lin (BETTER LUCK TOMORROW; FINISHING THE GAME), Rico Martinez (DESPERATE), Anurag Mehta (AMERICAN CHAI), Greg Pak (ROBOT STORIES), Mina Shum (DOUBLE HAPPINESS; LONG LIFE, HAPPINESS AND PROSPERITY), Chris Tashima (VISAS AND VIRTUE; DAY OF INDEPENDENCE), Ham Tran (JOURNEY FROM THE FALL), Tran T. Kim-Trang (ALETHEIA), Wayne Wang (CHAN IS MISSING), Richard Wong (COLMA: THE MUSICAL), Jessica Yu (SOUR DEATH BALLS; THE LIVING MUSEUM; PING PONG PLAYA), and many others.


Festival lineup and website launch coming soon! To get updates, on world premieres attending talent and more, please visit http://festival.vconline.org

Parking Information:
Several pay lots available in Little Tokyo. Metered street parking is also available.