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June 15 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until June 16, 2019

The Austin Asian American Film Festival (AAAFF) is thrilled to announce the full lineup for its 11th annual film festival, a sweeping slate of 11 feature films and 17 shorts from Asian and Asian American filmmakers. This year’s centerpiece presentation is EMPTY BY DESIGN, a U.S./Philippines co-production exploring what it feels like to be lost as a young adult, torn between multiple countries and lives. Director Andrea A. Walter, along with several cast and crew members, will be in attendance for an extended conversation after the film. EMPTY BY DESIGN is one of several narrative features in our lineup by and about women. In its company are festival opener and Berlinale Grand Prix winner HOUSE OF HUMMINGBIRD (Kim Bo-ra); closer THE THIRD WIFE (Ash Mayfair), which received the 2018 TIFF NETPAC Award; and Yang Mingming’s GIRLS ALWAYS HAPPY. Also not to be missed is SONI, Ivan Ayr’s narrative drama about the alliance between two policewomen in New Delhi. AAAFF 2019 SCHEDULE Thursday, June 13 7:30 PM Opening Night: House of Hummingbird Friday, June 14 6:00 PM Seadrift* 8:20 PM Jaddoland* 10:30 PM After Party Saturday, June 15 9:30 AM Badgeholders Brunch 11:00 AM Narrative Shorts (Free)* 12:40 PM Chinese Portrait 2:45 PM American Hasi* 5:30 PM Centerpiece: Empty by Design (+ extended conversation w/cast & crew)* 8:45 PM Girls Always Happy 11:00 PM After Party Sunday, June 16 9:30 AM Filmmakers Brunch 11:00 AM Documentary Shorts (Free)* 12:40 PM Geographies of Kinship* 3:00 PM Omotenashi* 5:40 PM Soni 8:15 PM Closing Film: The Third Wife 10:30 PM Closing Party & Awards Announcement


June 15
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Austin Asian American Film Festival


AFS Cinema
6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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