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PAAFF 2021 – Opening Night Film: Americanish

November 4, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$10 – $15
Film Still from Americanish

PAAFF 2021 kicks off with a limited-capacity in-person screening of our Opening Night film Americanish !

In Jackson Heights, Queens, sisters Maryam and Sam and their newly-immigrated cousin Ameera navigate the sometimes conflicting demands of romance, culture, work, and family. Serving both as a lighthearted but critical reimagination of the classic romantic comedy, Americanish tackles and celebrates the complexities of womanhood.

Directed by Iman Zawahry
Produced by Roy Wol, Paul Seetachitt, Iman Zawahry, and Aizzah Fatima
Written by Aizzah Fatima and Iman Zawahry

Americanish will have an in-person screening at Asian Arts Initiative and will also be available for a 24 hour rental starting on 11/4 at 7PM. There will be a LIVE Q&A with the cast and crew after the screening, followed by a small reception at Asian Arts Initiative. Buy your tickets here!

Check out the rest of the PAAFF 2021 lineup here!


November 4, 2021
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$10 – $15
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Asian Arts Initiative
1219 Vine St
Philadelphia, PA 19107 United States
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