Programs

All Films & Events: Browse all of the films and events of LAAPFF, in alphabetical order.

Festival Sections: Browse all the film programs by their categories.

C3: C3 is a space for creators to converge and celebrate creative communities. Connect with us throughout the Festival by engaging in virtual and in-person panels and conversations.

Armed With a Camera vol. 2020: Visual Communications is proud to host an encore presentation of the projects from last year’s Armed With a Camera (AWC) Fellowship, a program founded to guide the next generation of Asian & Pacific Islander artists to connect communities through the power of our stories.

Digital Histories 2021: Always a must-see at LAAPFF, the Digital Histories world premieres center the unique voices and perspectives of older adults, and proudly shares their stories with the generations to come.

HBO APA Visionaries 2021: In a unique filmmaker support initiative between Visual Communications and HBO, we present the finalist films from the fifth annual HBO APA Visionaries Short Film Competition, which exemplified this year’s competition theme of “Taking the Lead.” After screening at LAAPFF, these films will debut on HBO Max on September 27.

Pacific Cinewaves: In our fortified commitment to amplify Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander communities, Pacific Cinewaves programming celebrates stories and storytellers emerging from Hawai’i, Aotearoa (New Zealand), Guåhan (Guam), Rapa Nui (Easter Island), Samoa, and throughout the Pacific region.