About APA Film

Mission Statement

The mission of the DC Asian Pacific American Film Festival is to bring attention to the creative output from Asian Pacific American (APA) communities and encourage the artistic development of APA films in the greater Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Region.

Our mission embodies the following goals:

* To raise public awareness of APA media arts
* To encourage and promote the artistic development of APA media artists
* To provide arts education opportunities, with particular outreach to APA youth and adults
* To raise awareness and act as a catalyst for the discussion of issues affecting APA communities
* To bring diverse people together, to promote artistic and social interactions
* To sponsor a DC APA Film Festival annually