Take a look at our Opening Night, Centerpiece, and Closing Night films!
In 1987 during the austere days of Thatcher's Britain, a teenager learns to live life, understand his family, and find his own voice through the music of Bruce Springsteen.View purchasing options for BLINDED BY THE LIGHT Learn More
FREE PROGRAM | REORIENT is our new showcase for cutting-edge virtual reality, mixed reality, interactive installations, and beyond.View purchasing options for REORIENT: Emerging Media Learn More
A Chinese family discover their grandmother has only a short while left to live and decide to keep her in the dark, scheduling a wedding to gather before she dies.View purchasing options for THE FAREWELL Learn More
C3: Conference for Creative Content brings together foremost media professionals in film, television, cable, digital, and transmedia to create a dialogue on the ever-changing media industry, share best practices, network, celebrate and build a collective vision for our community.
This year’s Documentary Competition is distinguished by emerging artists with exciting untold stories as well as subjects which hold super-apt relevancy to our changing worldview(s) today.
Don’t miss these one-of-a-kind events! Slated for the the Aratani Theatre in Little Tokyo and the Regal L.A. LIVE in Downtown, our Opening, Centerpiece, & Closing Night films pay tribute to and celebrate the best and brightest of Asian American & Pacific Islander cinema.
Our International Documentary Feature Competition highlights new films and filmmakers from around the world. We look forward to bringing you films that exemplify the global multiplicity we live in.
Our International Narrative Feature Competition films offer narrative works which explore and reflect the stories of our time. We’re excited to bring you the best and most provocative cinematic voices from Asia and the diaspora.
Prepare to be challenged, enlightened, shocked, and entertained as we proudly roll out this year’s excellent slate of North American Narrative Feature nominees.
Our Shorts Programs – some of which showcase our prestigious Shorts Competition nominees – range over a wide scope of stories and expressions. From stories of distinctly local flavors to tales from faraway worlds, our selection of shorts offer a variety of urban, rural, and alternative perspectives.