Opening Night Party Livestream

  • 90 mins

We’ll be kicking off SAAFF 2021 Opening Night Party on March 2nd at 7 pm PST with a livestream featuring performances by local Asian American artists. Tune in on Facebook or YouTube to celebrate the launch of our online film festival!

Karinyo

karinyo is a non-binary, mixed media, performance artist & singer-songwriter/producer of Filipinx, Salvadoran & Mexican lineage. karinyo’s work aims to make u feel something honest & question status quo.

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Moonyeka

Pre covid-19 Moonyeka directed LIL BROWN GIRLS CLUB (a movement based mentorship program for young g*rls of color), organized (e)merge: a movement based healing intensive for dance communities and beyond in September 2019; and worked on LOOB**—a multi-disciplinary biomythography/memoir as part of Moonyeka’s 2020 Northwest Film Forum x Velocity Dance Center Dance Film Residency.

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Armature

Armature is an instrumental rock band from Seattle’s Chinatown-International District. Many of the songs are inspired by the experience of growing up around C-ID, such as being terrified of lion dances as a child. We’re beyond excited to perform the songs that came out of these experiences at SAAFF’s Opening Night and our greatest hope is that you find them comforting in some way.

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Yung Barong

Yung Barong is a filipino american musician and dj from honolulu, hawaii. Catch him on Twitch for weekly DJ sessions every Sunday.