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2016 Seattle Asian American Film Festival

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  1. Extra! Extra! Download SAAFF 2015 Program Guide

    Posted February 5th, 2015 by Kevin Bang in 2015 Festival

      Download our official program guide by clicking on the cover image below!   It’s loaded with articles about films we’ll be screening at the festival. The International Examiner, the oldest Asian American newspaper in the Northwest and the oldest continuously publishing pan-Asian newspaper in the country, has been a loyal media partner of SAAFF since our revival in […]


  2. Sneak Peak: Official SAAFF 2015 Pre-show Promo Video

    Posted February 1st, 2015 by Kevin Bang in 2015 Festival

      Check out this year’s pre-show promo video produced by Martin Tran and Christopher Woon.


  3. SAAFF 2015 Trailer Released!

    Posted January 18th, 2015 by Kevin Bang in 2015 Festival

      Check out our official trailer for the 2015 festival!


  4. Photos: Cocktails and Karaoke Fundraiser at Kona Kitchen

    Posted January 16th, 2015 by Kevin Bang in Fundraiser Event

      Here are photos from the January 15, 2015 fundraiser at Kona Kitchen. Thank you all for coming out and supporting!  


  5. Photos: Awesome Asian Bad Guys Screening at Hing Hay Park

    Posted August 24th, 2014 by Kevin Bang in outdoor movie series

      Here are photos from last night’s screening (and Seattle premiere) of AWESOME ASIAN BAD GUYS. Yuji Okumoto (actor) and Stephen Dypiangco (director), along with 200 people attended the screening.  


  6. Calling All Filmmakers! We Are Now Open For Submissions

    Posted August 22nd, 2014 by Emily Chan in film submissions

    Interested in submitting a film for the 2015 Seattle Asian American Film Festival? Great! Here are a few quick facts about the submission process. Submission Deadline: Friday, October 31st, 2014 Submission Guidelines: Film submissions must feature works by, or about, Asian American people, issues, and themes. Feature-length and short format films completed in 2013 or later will […]


  7. Photos and Video Highlights From THE HAUMĀNA Screening at Hing Hay Park

    Posted August 17th, 2014 by Kevin Bang in outdoor movie series

      We had another great turnout at Hing Hay for a a lively summer night screening of THE HAUMĀNA, which featured pre-show entertainment by Christian Kang, S.T.R.U.M. (Seattle Totally Relaxed Ukulele Musicians), and Kalei & Ku’ulei Entertainment Hula Performance. And here are photos from the event.


  8. Highlights/Photos From LINSANITY Screening At Hing Hay Park

    Posted August 10th, 2014 by Kevin Bang in outdoor movie series

      More than 100 people gathered at Hing Hay for a cozy summer night screening of LINSANITY: THE MOVIE, which featured pre-show entertainment by a talented group of singers, beatboxers, and b-boys. Watch this highlight video of our performers: Lijie, CDQ, and Vicious Puppies Crew. And here are photos from the event.


  9. Who Is Your Favorite Awesome Asian Bad Guy?

    Posted August 4th, 2014 by Kevin Bang in outdoor movie series

      Growing up, one of my favorite awesome asian bad guy was the legendary 1980s villain Al Leong, who has a long list of credits playing a lot of bad guys (and onscreen deaths) in movies like Die Hard, Lethal Weapon, and Big Trouble in Little China. Check out this fan-made two-minute video montage of […]


  10. Intro to Hing Hay Park, Outdoor Movie Series Venue

    Posted August 3rd, 2014 by Kevin Bang in outdoor movie series

      Hing Hay Park, 慶喜公園 (Qìngxǐ Gōngyuán) or “Park for Pleasurable Gatherings,” located in Seattle’s Chinatown / International District (corner of S. King Street and Maynard Avenue S.), is the site of our Outdoor Summer Movie Series.     Hing Hay is known for its authentic pagoda in the center, along with benches and chess […]