All Day - Wednesday, November 3

San Diego Asian Film Festival


The wonderful San Diego Asian Film Festival returns! This year's festival has live and virtual screenings of over 130 films set in 20 different countries. The festival includes:

Special Presentations:

The feature presentations at this year's San Diego Asian Film Festival reflect the tenor of this singular moment, examining our enduring impulses to laugh, rebel, connect, and reimagine our world. Special Presentations

Asian American Panorama:

The heart of our festival and the best of Asian American cinema in all of its colors—from stories of activism, revenge, and revelation, to tales of woe and humor. Asian American Panorama

Asia Pop!:

Films out of Asia that make you laugh, cry, and cheer, featuring masked romance, digital time loops, and retrofuturistic, data-driven odysseys. Asia Pop!


Fresh from Cannes, Berlin, and other prestigious international film festivals, these are premiere works by the world’s best directors.

Unknown Pleasures:

From Asia’s most innovative and uncategorizable filmmakers come new stories and new ways of telling them. Unknown Pleasures

Classics Restored:

Straight out of the archives, these newly restored classics rewrite the lineage of Asian and Asian American cinema with vivid and timeless

Admission/Cost: $9 - $12 per film, Opening, Closing and Centerpiece films extra, festival passes available.

Venues vary:
See website for film schedule and locations.

Dates and times:
From Thursday, October 28 to Saturday, November 6
Film Screening times vary