Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival

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PAAFF 2021 – Closing Night Film: A Sexplanation

Asian Arts Initiative 1219 Vine St, Philadelphia

PAAFF 2021 comes to an end with a limited-capacity in-person screening of our Closing Night film A Sexplanation ! Like with many American youth in the 90s, Alex was taught that sex before marriage was wrong. Because he knew he was gay, these tactics worked to suppress his sexuality.Now in his 30s and out of …

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$10 – $15

PAAFF 2021 – Centerpiece Narrative Q&A: Waikiki

Online/Virtual

Center Narrative: Waikiki In this cinematic allegory of love and loss, a hula dancer fights for survival and her sanity in the shadows of Waikiki. This feature-length narrative offers an unflinching glimpse into paradise where there remains hope through human connection and reconnection to ʻaina (nature). Directed by Christopher Kahunahana Produced by Connie M. Florez …

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PAAFF 2021 – Asian American Beats To Jam To – Live Concert

Asian Arts Initiative 1219 Vine St, Philadelphia

PAAFF’s Asian Music Showcase is back and in-person at Asian American Arts Initiative! This year’s showcase features an entirely local artist lineup and a variety of music genres: Filipino singer-songwriter and producer Joshua Bation; Marina Murayama, blending synthesized electronic textures and lush orchestral soundscapes; Filipino-American artist and producer Lucas Geniza, aka Lukey; and electronic music …

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$20