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NEW FOR 2016: DC APA Film Festival Presents “Script To Screen Competition”

DC APA Film Festival is launching a new type of short screenplay contest. Submit a short screenplay 10 pages or less our 2016 Film Festival. The winning script will be produced in partnership with Dimension FX studios which will supply a professional crew, lights, and a Red Epic Dragoon camera package to bring the film to life. Th ...

NEW FOR 2016: DC APA Film Festival Presents “REEL Social”..a Social for Actors

Curious about acting for camera? DC APA Film Festival is launching a new kind of acting social for aspiring actors and skilled actors alike. Come out and support DC Asian Pacific American Film Festival; try out some lines on camera and network with other local actors and filmmakers. For the camera shy, closeted actors come see what ...

2016 FESTIVAL CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW OPEN!

The 16th Annual Asian Pacific American Film Festival that takes place April 21st to April 24th is now accepting submission.  Visit http://www.apafilm.org/submissions/ or https://filmfreeway.com/festival/APAFILM16 for more information. ...

THE VETERAN – The film that just passed 12 million admissions in Korea and topping local box offices for 4 consecutive weeks is coming to DC!

“Veteran” Official Trailer [WATCH] “Veteran” is now the 9th most watched Korean film of ALL-TIME. Check out the official trailer and see it in North American theaters September 18th!#veteranmovie #hwangjungmin #yooahin 영화 <베테랑> 역대 한국영화 박스오피스 9위 등극! 영화 예고편 아래 공개합니다! 9월18일 북미 대개봉! 기대하세요 ~ #베테랑 #황정민 #유아인 ...

2015 DC APA Film Festival Program Book – “Green” Digital Version

In honor of Global Earth Day and our 15th Anniversary. Our Program Book is totally “green” and digital. View it or print it out (if you prefer) here: 2015 DC APA Film Festival Program Book ...

SUNDAY, APRIL 19TH CLOSING NIGHT / 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

SUNDAY, APRIL 19TH / 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM US Navy Memorial / 701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW “LIFE IS A DESTINATION” Buy Tickets   My Heart – 2 mins Directors: Yaser Talebi Miss Teacher’s heart is sick, and students want to give her a big heart as a present. ******** Made in Bali – 14 mins Directo ...

SATURDAY, APRIL 18TH / 8:45 PM – 10:30 PM

SATURDAY, APRIL 18TH / 8:45 PM – 10:30 PM US Navy Memorial / 701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW “THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD” Buy Tickets Crimson Defenders – 9 mins Director: Simu Liu Crimson Defender vs. The Slightly Racist Family…An Asian superhero must face an enemy he cannot defeat: racial ignorance. w: http://www.simuli ...

FRIDAY, APRIL 17TH / 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM

FRIDAY, APRIL 17TH / 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM US Navy Memorial / 701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW “NEVER PUT PASSION BEFORE PRINCIPLE” Buy Tickets My Life as a Sock – 10 mins Director: Tony Jonick A ventriloquist finds out her puppet wants to move out and get his own place. f: https://www.facebook.com/mylifeasasockfilm ********** ...

SUNDAY, APRIL 19TH / CLOSING NIGHT / 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

CLOSING NIGHT SUNDAY, APRIL 19TH / 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM US Navy Memorial / 701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW ***** “HOME IS WHERE THE HEART IS” Buy Tickets All the Splendour of the Years – 20 mins Director: Charlene Wang An encounter between Jack, a widower, and his old flame, Sylvia, leads to a stroll through a ...

SATURDAY, APRIL 18TH / 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

SATURDAY, APRIL 18TH / 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM US Navy Memorial / 701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW “WE ARE THE CHOICES WE MAKE” Buy Tickets ****** Down Under – 7 mins Director: Matthew Victor Pastor A young man from Australia is alone in a rundown hotel in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. He smokes cigarette, after cigarette weeping. ...