The mission of the Austin Asian American Film Festival (AAAFF) is to tell Asian and Asian American stories via media arts and help Asian Americans explore opportunities in cinema.

We do this by showcasing the best in new Asian and Asian American cinema at our annual film festival, and through year-round screenings and special events.

2017 Festival Team

  • Executive Director: Tim Tsai
  • Operations Director:  Hanna Huang
  • Marketing Director: Adrian Patenaude
  • Programming Director: Anand Modi
  • Programming Committee: Josh Martin, Huu Ly, Jenny Nulf, Jing Yang, Herb Ling, Daniel Mauro, Matt Koshmrl
  • Media Team: Alison Chang, Joe Chan
  • Operations/Marketing Team: Bao Nguyen, Elizabeth Spieckerman, Brandon Mow, Teresa Nguyen, Jin Young Cha

Board of Directors

  • President: JD Chang
  • Treasurer: Erica Liu
  • Secretary: Wajiha Rizvi
  • Members:  Paul Kim, Margaret Chen, Andrew Lee, Tim Tsai

AAAFF is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department, and is a sponsored project of the Austin Creative Alliance. Visit Austin at NowPlayingAustin.com.