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    Where are the Asian Women in Film?

    The panel focuses on the female working conditions inside and outside Hollywood.

    LINSANITY

    Opening Night Presentation. LINSANITY not only brings back the unforgettable frenzy caused by J. LIN in 2012, but also shows his perseverance through it all.

    A Guest In My Own Country

    Contestants are given 72 hours to write, shoot, and edit a 5-minute short film on a surprise theme. The top ten films of this year’s competition will be shown.

    NY Revisited 3 Remix

    Director RB UMALI | 5 mins | USA The year was 1997 and RB Umali was busy documenting some of the finest skateboarding to ever go down in New York City while attending his third year of film school at NYU. On assignment as a Main Videographer for 411 Video Magazine and rolling with the […]

    SOONGAVA – DANCE OF THE ORCHIDS

    Centerpiece Presentation. A tender and heartbreaking tale about two young women who stand up against the traditions and morality of Nepali society.

    OUR HOMELAND

    Closing Night Presentation & Awards Ceremony. Sent decades ago as a child to North Korea under a repatriation program, Sungho returns to Japan for a temporary medical visit.

    Music Night Out

    Featuring the best music videos from independent Asian and Asian American artists. Come drink and dance the night away with AAIFF’13!

    THE WELL WISHING TREE

    A brief glimpse into the daily life and philosophy of Vruksha Montessori School, located in Chennai, India.

    GOOD MORNING, TAIPEI (OLD WAVE NEW EDGE Special Screening)

    LEE Hsing’s 1979 mandarin classic capitalizes on the pop culture and melodrama, heralding a transition to what is considered later the first New Wave in Taiwanese Cinema.

    Work-in-Progress Workshop

    Each year, AAIFF selects one work-in-progress from the submissions for a dynamic workshop.