2018

Falling For Angels:The Films of Yasmin Ahmad

Falling For Angels:The Films of Yasmin Ahmad

A retrospective on the work of Yasmin Ahmad–her three final features, her last short, an assortment of her commercials–in only the third-ever retrospective of her work in the U.S. on the occasion of a new documentary, YASMIN-SAN.

ULAM: Film & Feast

ULAM: Film & Feast

The brightest Filipino American culinary talents in the San Diego came together to create a 300+ person kamayan, elaborating upon ULAM: MAIN DISH’s themes of authenticity, localization, and Filipino American culture.

Virtual Reality Films From Taiwan

Virtual Reality Films From Taiwan

A new addition to the Taiwan Film Showcase, VR FILMS FROM TAIWAN featured the latest in virtual reality narrative experiences that poke fun at tradition and reveal history in 360 degrees.

2017

Right to Resist:From E.O. 9066 to 2017

Right to Resist:From E.O. 9066 to 2017

Right to Resist:

From E.O. 9066 to 2017

Potluck Podcast Panel:Saturday School

Potluck Podcast Panel:Saturday School

Potluck Podcast Panel:

Saturday School

Potluck Podcast Panel:Fresh Creatives

Potluck Podcast Panel:Fresh Creatives

Potluck Podcast Panel:

Fresh Creatives

Potluck Podcast Panel:They Call Us Bruce

Potluck Podcast Panel:They Call Us Bruce

Potluck Podcast Panel:

They Call Us Bruce

2016

CHINA NOW

CHINA NOW

China Now

Retrospective:<br />
Randall Park in Shorts

Retrospective:
Randall Park in Shorts

Taiwan Cinema Spotlight

Taiwan Cinema Spotlight

Taiwan Cinema Spotlight

Mingei of Japan Screening

Mingei of Japan Screening

Mingei of Japan Screening

2015

Cinema Little Saigon

Cinema Little Saigon

Cinema Little Saigon

Digital Pioneer: Buzzfeed

Digital Pioneer: Buzzfeed

A conversation with Eugene Lee yang, Abe Forman-Greenwald and Mallory Yang moderated by Anna Akana.

Getting Intimate with Dr. Ken

Getting Intimate with Dr. Ken

A conversation with Ken Jeong and Suzy Nakamura, stars of the new ABC sitcom Dr. Ken.

Growing Up With<br />
Hou Hsiao-hsien

Growing Up With
Hou Hsiao-hsien

Growing Up With

Hou Hsiao-hsien

2014

18 Mighty Mountain Warriors

18 Mighty Mountain Warriors

18 Mighty Mountain Warriors

Film Forum: Bad guys are awesome, especially Asian ones!

Film Forum: Bad guys are awesome, especially Asian ones!

Film Forum: Bad guys are awesome, especially Asian ones!

MoveFest

MoveFest

MoveFest

STILL WALKING:<br />
THE POST-RETIREMENT FILMS OF TSAI MING-LIANG

STILL WALKING:
THE POST-RETIREMENT FILMS OF TSAI MING-LIANG

Still Walking:

The Post-retirement Films of Tsai Ming-Liang

Digital Pioneer: Anna Akana

Digital Pioneer: Anna Akana

Digital Pioneer: Anna Akana

Remembering Queer Korea

Remembering Queer Korea

Remembering Queer Korea

Outdoor International Film Series

Outdoor International Film Series

Outdoor International Film Series

King Hu in Taiwan

King Hu in Taiwan

King Hu in Taiwan

Drive By Cinema

Drive By Cinema

Drive By Cinema

2013

Drive By Cinema

Drive By Cinema

Drive By Cinema

Celebrating Wong Fu Productions

Celebrating Wong Fu Productions

Celebrating Wong Fu Productions

2012

DigiFest

DigiFest

DigiFest

SDAFF College Tour:<br />
Ross Ching

SDAFF College Tour:
Ross Ching

SDAFF College Tour:

Ross Ching

SDAFF College Tour:<br />
Jubilee Project

SDAFF College Tour:
Jubilee Project

SDAFF College Tour:

Jubilee Project

AMP Music Festival

AMP Music Festival

SDAFF College Tour:

AMP Music Festival

2011

Connect San Diego

Connect San Diego

Connect San Diego

Blowfish:Intersection of Sights and Sounds

Blowfish:Intersection of Sights and Sounds

Blowfish:

Intersection of Sights and Sounds

2010

Connect San Diego

Connect San Diego

Connect San Diego

Asian Americans in Hollywood:<br />
A Celebrity Panel

Asian Americans in Hollywood:
A Celebrity Panel

Asian Americans in Hollywood:

A Celebrity Panel

Panel:<br />
Interpretations

Panel:
Interpretations

Panel:

Interpretations

Blowfish:<br />
Live Music Showcase

Blowfish:
Live Music Showcase

Blowfish:

Live Music Showcase

2009

1,000 Cranes Project

1,000 Cranes Project

1,000 Cranes Project

Panel:<br />
Youtube Can be a Celebrity

Panel:
Youtube Can be a Celebrity

Panel:

Youtube Can be a Celebrity

Panel:<br />
FIGHT SCENES & FALL GUYS

Panel:
FIGHT SCENES & FALL GUYS

Panel:

Fight Scenes & Fall Guys

George Lin Tribute

George Lin Tribute

George Lin Tribute

Kollaboration Comedy Night:<br />
Monrok Koreanaire

Kollaboration Comedy Night:
Monrok Koreanaire

Kollaboration Comedy Night:

Monrok Koreanaire

SDAART Now:<br />
Actors Workshop

SDAART Now:
Actors Workshop

SDAART Now:

Actors Workshop

Blowfish:<br />
Intersection of Sights and Sounds

Blowfish:
Intersection of Sights and Sounds

Blowfish:

Intersection of Sights and Sounds

Panel:<br />
North Korea in Focus

Panel:
North Korea in Focus

Panel:

North Korea in Focus

2008

Philippine Cinema Showcase to 2008

Philippine Cinema Showcase to 2008

Philippine Cinema Showcase to 2008

Voter Registration Drive

Voter Registration Drive

Voter Registration Drive

Blowfish:<br />
Intersection of Sights and Sounds

Blowfish:
Intersection of Sights and Sounds

Blowfish:

Intersection of Sights and Sounds

Asian Americans in Hollywood:<br />
A Celebrity Panel

Asian Americans in Hollywood:
A Celebrity Panel

Asian Americans in Hollywood:

A Celebrity Panel

Panel:<br />
Happy Slip Uncensored

Panel:
Happy Slip Uncensored

Panel:

Happy Slip Uncensored

Panel:<br />
From Comics to Film

Panel:
From Comics to Film

Panel:

From Comics to Film

2007

Blowfish:Intersection of Sights and Sounds

Blowfish:Intersection of Sights and Sounds

Blowfish:

Intersection of Sights and Sounds

Bone Marrow Drive

Bone Marrow Drive

Bone Marrow Drive

Panel:<br />
New Media, a Web2.0

Panel:
New Media, a Web2.0

Panel:

New Media, a Web2.0

Dishing With the Stars:<br />
A Celebrity Panel

Dishing With the Stars:
A Celebrity Panel

Dishing With the Stars:

A Celebrity Panel

Break Another Leg:<br />
Acting Workshop

Break Another Leg:
Acting Workshop

Break Another Leg:

Acting Workshop

THE TREK OF GEORGE TAKEI:AN INTIMATE DISCUSSION

THE TREK OF GEORGE TAKEI:AN INTIMATE DISCUSSION

The Trek of George Takei:

An Intimate Discussion

2006

Blowfish:Intersection of Sights and Sounds

Blowfish:Intersection of Sights and Sounds

Blowfish:

Intersection of Sights and Sounds

Asian Americans in Hollywood:A Celebrity Panel

Asian Americans in Hollywood:A Celebrity Panel

Asian Americans in Hollywood:

A Celebrity Panel

Fast & Furious Hollywood Drift:<br />
An Intimate Discussion with Justin Lin

Fast & Furious Hollywood Drift:
An Intimate Discussion with Justin Lin

Fast & Furious Hollywood Drift:

An Intimate Discussion with Justin Lin

MVP:<br />
Music Video Program

MVP:
Music Video Program

MVP:

Music Video Program

2005

Lights, Camera, Action!: An Instructional Panel

Lights, Camera, Action!: An Instructional Panel

Lights, Camera, Action!:

An Instructional Panel

Asian Americans in Hollywood:A Celebrity Panel

Asian Americans in Hollywood:A Celebrity Panel

Asian Americans in Hollywood:

A Celebrity Panel

MVP:Music Video Program

MVP:Music Video Program

MVP:

Music Video Program

Raising May:An Asian American Showcase

Raising May:An Asian American Showcase

2004

Night of Underground Hip-hop & Independent Asian American Cinema

Night of Underground Hip-hop & Independent Asian American Cinema

Night of Underground Hip-hop &

Independent Asian American Cinema

Guerrilla Filmmaking:The Commando Films Project

Guerrilla Filmmaking:The Commando Films Project

Guerrilla Filmmaking:

The Commando Films Project

MVP:Music Video Program

MVP:Music Video Program

MVP:

Music Video Program

Getting Real With Reality

Getting Real With Reality

Getting Real With Reality

Harold & Kumar Go to San Diego

Harold & Kumar Go to San Diego

Harold & Kumar Go to San Diego

2003

Orgasms for Social Change

Orgasms for Social Change

Orgasms for Social Change

Together NOW!

Together NOW!

Together NOW!

Better Luck Tomorrow, Today

Better Luck Tomorrow, Today

Better Luck Tomorrow, Today

2002

SDAFF’s First-Ever Works-in-Progress Presentation

SDAFF’s First-Ever Works-in-Progress Presentation

SDAFF’s First-Ever Works-in-Progress Presentation

Asian Americans in Hollywood:A Celebrity Panel

Asian Americans in Hollywood:A Celebrity Panel

Asian Americans in Hollywood:

A Celebrity Panel

Getting Hot:Portrayals of Sex and Eroticism in Asian American Cinema

Getting Hot:Portrayals of Sex and Eroticism in Asian American Cinema

Getting Hot:

Portrayals of Sex and Eroticism in Asian American Cinema

2001

Beyond Dragon Ladies and Thug No. 2:Acting Asian in Hollywood

Beyond Dragon Ladies and Thug No. 2:Acting Asian in Hollywood

Beyond Dragon Ladies and Thug No. 2:

Acting Asian in Hollywood

2000

The Y Factor:Asian American Men in Film and Media

The Y Factor:Asian American Men in Film and Media

Panelists included actor Roger Yuan of SHANGHAI NOON and Steven Chin, Executive V.P. of aMedia.

An Intimate Discussion with Margaret Cho

An Intimate Discussion with Margaret Cho

Queen of comedy Margaret Cho spoke at SDAFF about her upcoming movie I’M THE ONE THAT I WANT and answered intimate questions about her life.

The X Factor:Asian American Women in Film and Media

The X Factor:Asian American Women in Film and Media

Panelists included actress Tamlyn Tomita, actress and director Lily Mariye, and Sundance Film Festival winner, director Karyn Kusama.