The 28th Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival will be presented May 10 – May 20, 2012 at the Directors Guild of America; CGV Cinemas; and The Art Theatre of Long Beach. A key highlight of the month-long Asian Pacific Heritage Month activities, the Film Festival is produced by Visual Communications, the nation’s premier Asian Pacific American media arts center.
Since 1983, the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival has presented over 3000 films and videos by Asian international and Asian American artists, and additionally features seminars and panels, in-person guest appearances, and filmmaker awards. The Film Festival continues to be the largest festival of its kind in Southern California and is the premier showcase for the best and brightest of Asian American and Asian international cinema.



BROWSE THE PROGRAM: Ladies and gents, here it is: the 2012 Festival Week program line-up. Eleven days, 189 films and videos, arranged in over 60 program screening events for your moviegoing pleasure. Also on tap: filmmaker panels and seminars, special presentations and parties, and a whole lot more!
HISTORY: To learn more about how Visual Communications established the Film Festival and who has been showcased through the years

TIMELINE: A brief rundown of every edition of the Film Festival, from its humble beginnings in 1983 through the present

AWARD WINNERS: A roster of films and filmmakers who have been recognized through the years
COMMUNITY: Both artists and audiences that attend the Film Festival have plenty of things to say. We invite you to learn more more about our artistic community, and of those who support it (or occasionally, take them to task)

Please check back regularly for news and updates as we move forward to Festival Week 2012. Thank you for your support!