Thursday, April 21st


Atlantic Plumbing Cinema / 807 V Street, NW
Except the Community Screening at the Embassy of the Philippines

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
EVENT TICKET ($15.00) / FULL EVENT LISTING (APA Film Society $125.00)
Sponsors: Inktip, Dimension FX Studios, Oz Productions, and OCTFME
Community Partners: Our City Film Festival

DC Asian Pacific American Film Festival is launching a new type of short screenplay contest. Submit a short screenplay 10 pages or less to our 2016 Film Festival. The winning script will be produced in partnership with Dimension FX Studios and OZ Productions, which will supply a professional crew, lights, and a Red Epic Dragoon camera package to bring the film to life…Come and help decide whose script will be made into a movie!


  • The Importance of Finding the Other by Marcey Lynn Frutchey…..Iris is a little girl on a mission to discover what it means to be an “other.”
  • Hide and Seek by Shoshana Rosenbaum…..A rock musician turned stay-at-home dad makes an impulsive wish during a chance encounter with a former bandmate. A game of hide-and-seek with his child sends him into an alternative reality where his wish comes true.
  • Rock Bottom by Ilyanna Espiritu…..A twenty something year old woman is brought out of her funk by the six year old boy she baby sits.
  • The Complication by Harsh Voruganti…..Ram, a gay Indian American man eager to end his troubled relationship with boyfriend Josh, finds his plans stymied when Josh proposes to him.


8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Directed By Yaser Talebi (1 hr:25 min / Dark Comedy / Iran)
SCREENING TICKET ($20 Includes VIP Reception) / FULL EVENT LISTING (APA Film Society $125)
Community Partners: The DC Palestinian Film and Arts Festival, Reel Independent Film Extravaganza

Two portable mechanic men get involved into an accident. The accident is an opportunity for them to possess half a million USD. They are on the track which turns decision-making difficult for them, not knowing that the owner of the money has already made his decision and…


10:00-11:30 PM
OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION @ Atlantic Plumbing Cinema
Cash Bar Specials (Specials: $2 off all drafts and specialty cocktails. All rail drinks will be priced at $6. $2 off Narragansett and $10 for a Narrangansett and rail liquor shot combo.)

Join us as we kick off our Sweet 16!