Last weekend marked the fifth annual Boston Asian American Film Festival held at the Brattle Theater in Cambridge. From Oct. 24 to Oct. 27, about 1,000 attendees watched 37 films, including six New England premieres and six made by Boston-area filmmakers.
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The third “Short Waves: Stories Shaping Our Community” screening of short films took place May 30 at the Castle Square Tenants Organization, 464 Tremont Street. A total of 15 films were screened to celebrate Asian American Heritage Month in May.
To watch all submissions from the screening, please visit www.baaff.org.
The Boston Asian American Film Festival is host a project called Short Waves, a screening of short films in honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. A free screening of the top Short Waves submission will take place May 30 6:30 p.m. at the Castle Square Tenant Organization, 464 Termont St. 2nd floor, followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers.
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The Boston Asian American Film Festival (BAAFF), a production of the Asian American Resource Workshop, will take place from Oct. 25 to 28. Screenings will be at Emerson College’s Bright Family Screening Room in the Paramount Center, at the Brattle Theatre in Cambridge and at the Somerville Theatre in Somerville.
This fourth edition of the festival features more than five Boston/New England premieres, exclusive Q&As with filmmakers and various cosponsored events around Boston.