New York Asian American International Film Festival

New York Asian American International Film Festival

Type: Regular shortfilm festival
Location: New York, New York
Start Month: August


The Asian American International Film Festival (AAIFF), presented by Asian CineVision, is the first and longest running festival in the country devoted to films by and about Asians and Asian Americans.

The 38th annual festival will take place in New York City from July 23 to August 1, 2015. Screenings will be held at Cinema Village East (181-189 2nd Avenue), Asia Society (725 Park Avenue), Museum of Chinese in America (215 Centre Street), Museum of the Moving Image (36-01 35th Ave, Astoria), and Flushing Town Hall (13735 Northern Boulevard, Flushing).

Submission Requirements:

Films by filmmakers of Asian descent or about Asians and Asian Americans; produced during one year before festival

Submission Deadline: February


Features: US$35 (non-members)/US$25 (members), US$25 (non-members), US$15 (members)

Awards / Prizes:

Emerging Director Award (narrative and documentary); audience award (narrative and documentary); Best Short Film; Best Music Video; Best Screenplay; One to Watch award (for youth filmmaker)

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