Asian American International Film Festival

By Helen Yang

The 35th Annual Asian American International Film Festival (AAIFF) this year was from July 25th to August 5th . AAIFF is the first and longest-running film festival dedicated to the Asian-American experience and supports the work of independent Asian and Asian- American cinemas.

This year the Asian American International Film Festival featured fifty New York premieres, narratives, documentary features, and shorts of all genres from such places as the Philippines, Taiwan, China, Japan, Korea, UK, Canada and across the Asian Diaspora.