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2016 Seattle Asian American Film Festival

2016 Festival

  1. Hella Man Man at SAAFF 2016!

    Interview with Chris Woon, Director of Hella Man-Man and “Moving Train” by Blood Moon Orchestra

    Posted February 16th, 2016 by shaunmejia in 2016 Festival

    1. What do you think is missing from current representation of Asian American’s in media? I think Asian Americans just need representation, period. We need enough representation where we don’t have to worry about who/what is representing us as much as we do now. One day we can just have weird stuff like Hella Man […]


  2. Sendai ERA at SAAFF2016!

    Interview with Sendai ERA and DJ/Producer Sendai Mike

    Posted February 16th, 2016 by shaunmejia in 2016 Festival

    Seattle based hip hop group Sendai Era are debuting their music video “Downfall” at SAAFF 2016! We got a chance to talk to Era and Sendai Mike about Asian Americans in music and media. 1) Generally, what do you think is missing from current representation of Asian American’s in media? Era: Well, growing up I didn’t […]


  3. Chanthadeth at SAAFF2016

    Interview with Chanthadeth Chanthalangsy, Director of Chanthadeth

    Posted February 15th, 2016 by shaunmejia in 2016 Festival

    Chanthadeth grew up hating his name. Although he was born of Lao and Cambodian parents, he grew up with his Cambodian mother and did not connect with his Lao relatives. In this documentary, Chanthadeth explores his bicultural identity and learns the importance of acknowledging both of his cultural heritages. We got a chance to talk […]


  4. Enfu at SAAFF2016

    Interview with Ian Devier, Director of Enfu

    Posted February 15th, 2016 by shaunmejia in 2016 Festival

    You may be unfamiliar with the name ENFU, but if you live in Seattle, you have seen Ken “ENFU” Taya’s commissioned murals and illustrations scattered across the International District in restaurants and stores like Uwajimaya. Growing up between the US and Japan, his colorful and distinct art style reflects a blend of both cultures that’s won praise […]


  5. Download our SAAFF 2016 Festival Guide!

    Posted February 13th, 2016 by chriswoon in 2016 Festival

    Download our official SAAFF 2016 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 […]


  6. SAAFF 2016 Submissions CLOSED!

    Posted December 1st, 2015 by chriswoon in 2016 Festival

    We’re gearing up for the 2016 Seattle Asian American Film Festival, but Interested in submitting a film for the 2017 Seattle Asian American Film Festival? Love it! Here are a few quick facts about the submission process. Please Check Back With Us THIS JULY 2016 for our 2017 festival call for entries! Additional questions? For answers to […]