2018 Dallas Asian Film Festival Schedule of Events

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The Asian Film Festival of Dallas celebrates its 17th year with returning presenting sponsor Well Go USA Entertainment, from Thursday, July 19 through Thursday, July 26, 2018.

This festival year boasts its first Kashmiri drama film and returns with a women’s showcase of Asian directed and produced films by women.  Sixty-six films will screened throughout the week: 6 short blocks (Drama, Experimental, Women’s, Student’s, Late Night and Documentary) and 31 feature films.

Film fans can also expect films from the U.S., Australia, Indonesia, Philippines, China, Hong Kong, Indian, Japan, S. Korea and Tibetan and from these genres: action, comedy, crime drama, documentary, drama, martial arts, psycho drama, thriller, romantic comedy and horror.

AFFD in numbers
31 feature film screenings. 6 shorts blocks, including local students’ shorts. 11 countries represented.
7 North American premieres. 8 Southwest premieres. 1 Texas premiere. 6 expected filmmakers in attendance.

All  screenings will be shown at the Angelika Film Center – Dallas

FULL FILM & EVENT SCHEDULE

THURSDAY, JULY 19

7:00 pm The Brink (Opening Night Film, a Well Go USA film) – Southwest Premiere

9 pm-11 pm OPENING NIGHT PARTY @ Belmont Hotel

FRIDAY, JULY 20

Theater 4

1:00 pm YI YI

4:30 pm HALF WIDOW

Filmmaker in attendance

6:30 pm THE LAST VERSE – Southwest Premiere

8:45 pm BELIEVER

11:00 pm GHOST SQUAD – Southwest Premiere

Theater 7

2:00 pm DRAMA SHORTS

4:15 pm ALPHAGO

6:00 pm RIDING UPHILL (GACHI BOSHI) – North American Premiere

8:15 pm RESPETO – Southwest Premiere

10:15 pm LATE NIGHT SHORTS

Filmmaker in attendance for Hatred

SATURDAY, JULY 21

Theater 4

12:30 pm EXPERIMENTAL SHORTS

2:00 pm TOKYO DRIFTER

4:00 pm BARLEY FIELDS ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN

6:30 pm WE MAKE ANTIQUES!

8:45 pm GONJIAM: HAUNTED ASYLUM – Texas Premiere

11:00 pm LIVERLEAF (MISUMISO)

Theater 7

12:00 pm STUDENT SHORTS

2:30 pm WHEN SUN MEETS MOON – North America Premiere

4:30 pm THE REVERSE DIARIES – Southwest Premiere

6:45 pm THE DECAYING (NABUBULOK) – North American Premiere

9:15 pm LAUGHING UNDER THE CLOUDS – North American Premiere

11:20 pm HAVE A NICE DAY (HAO JILE)

SUNDAY, JULY 22

Theater 4

12:00 pm SHALOM BOLLYWOOD

2:00 pm NEW TURN

4:00 pm ANGELS WEAR WHITE

7:00 pm 3 FEET BALL & SOULS (Centerpiece Film) –

Centerpiece Reception @ Angelika Film Center of Dallas (prior to the film)

9:00 pm MARLINA THE MURDERER IN FOUR ACTS

Theater 7

1:00 pm WOMEN’S SHOWCASE SHORTS

Filmmaker in attendance for Soap & Shadows

3:30 pm HALF WIDOW – Southwest Premiere

5:30 pm THE RETURN – North American Premiere

7:30 pm MDMA – Southwest Premiere

Filmmaker in attendance

9:45 pm OUR ESCAPE (BOKURA NO BOMEI) – North American Premiere

MONDAY, JULY 23

Theater 4

1:30 pm DOCUMENTARY SHORTS

Filmmaker in attendance for Dream Bags

3:30 pm RIDING UPHILL (GACHI BOSHI) (2nd screening) – North American Premiere

04-TheReturn-STILL-PhotoCredit-Catherine-Pattinama-Coleman-300dpi_preview.jpeg5:45 pm THE RETURN (2nd screening) – North American Premiere

7:45 pm LAUGHING UNDER THE CLOUDS (2nd screening) – North American Premiere

10:00 pm LIVERLEAF (MISUMISO)

TUESDAY, JULY 24

Theater 4

11:00 am BRIGHT SUMMER DAY

3:30 pm THE REVERSE DIARIES – Southwest Premiere

5:45 pm THE MIMIC

8:00 pm THE 8-YEAR ENGAGEMENT – North American Premiere

10:30 pm GONJIAM: HAUNTED ASYLUM

WEDNESDAY, JULY 25

Theater 4

12:00 pm YI YI

3:30 pm ANGELS WEAR WHITE

5:45 pm WHEN SUN MEETS MOON

8:00 pm BELIEVER

10:30 pm OUR ESCAPE (BOKURA NO BOMEI) (2nd screening) – North American Premiere

THURSDAY, JULY 26

Theater 6

12:00 pm 3 FEET BALL & SOULS (2nd screening) – North American Premiere

2:05 pm THE BRINK (2nd screening) – Southwest Premiere

4:30 pm THE LAST VERSE (2nd screening) – Southwest Premiere

7:00 pm BUYBUST (Closing Night Film) – Southwest Premiere

9:30 pm WE MAKE ANTIQUES! (2nd screening)

9 pm-12 am AFFD Closing Night Party @ People’s Last Stand

Parties and events

VIP Reception: Invitation-only
Opening Night Party: Thursday, July 19, 9 pm to 11 pm at Belmont Hotel

More titles and full schedule of Q&As, parties, events and details will follow in the coming weeks. Visit the official website.

1 Comment

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One response to “2018 Dallas Asian Film Festival Schedule of Events

  1. Yuni Berryhill

    Very interesting

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