Do you want the chance to experience other cultures without leaving your seat? NBC 5 invites you to enjoy the 15th Annual Asian Film Festival of Dallas July 14 - 21 at the Angelika Film Center in Mockingbird Station.
This festival year boasts its first Iranian film as part of its repertory program, 2 world premieres and to commemorate its 15th anniversary, they will be showcasing past film festival favorites from its first, fifth and tenth years.
Film fans can also expect films from the U.S., China, Singapore, Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong and Vietnam and from all genres: action, anime, comedy, crime drama, documentary, drama, martial arts, psycho drama, thriller and romantic comedy. The Asian Film Festival includes 33 feature film screenings, 6 shorts blocks including local students’ shorts, 7 countries represented, 2 World premieres, 4 International premieres, and 4 North American premieres. 10 Southwest premieres, and 6 expected filmmakers in attendance.
Film fans have a lot to look forward to. AFFD organizers are excited about adding its first Iranian film and announcing its first three of many diverse Asian and Asian-American films: The Brick and the Mirror, Port of Call, and Hikawa Maru Monogatari.
About the Asian Film Festival of Dallas
Since its creation in 2002, the annual film festival has grown to become the South’s largest showcase of Asian and Asian-American cinema. Over the past 15 years, the festival has provided opportunities for nearly 500 Asian and Asian American filmmakers and documentarians to share their vision, often providing the only venue for their films to be shown in Dallas.
The Asian Film Festival of Dallas is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to celebrating and supporting emerging and established Asian and Asian-American filmmakers and sharing the rich diversity of Asian culture through the medium of cinema.
For more information about AFFD or to purchase tickets, please visit www.asianfilmdallas.com.
15th Annual Asian Film Festival Dallas
July 14 - 21
Angelika Film Center
5321 E Mockingbird Ln.
Dallas, Texas 75206