9th Annual CUNY Asian American Film Festival

Please join the Asian American / Asian Research Institute for its 9th Annual CUNY Asian American Film Festival, on Friday, May 25, 2012, from 6PM to 8PM, at the CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Ave. (34th Street), Martin Segal Theatre, Manhattan. This event is free and open to the general public.  

Since 2004, the CUNY Asian American Film Festival has recognized and awarded $7,200 in cash prizes to over 40 student filmmakers enrolled at the City University of New York, including City College, Brooklyn College, Hunter College, Lehman College and the College of Staten Island. At the Festival, we will be screening selected Fiction, Documentary and Experimental films reviewed by our distinguished panel of judges. Following the screening will be an award ceremony and Q&A session with the winning filmmakers.

Winner and runner-up films of the CUNY Asian American Film Festival will also have the exciting opportunity to be screened at the 35th Asian American International Film Festival, organized by Asian CineVision, taking place July 25 to August 5, 2012.

To RSVP for the Festival, visit www.aaari.info/2012aaff.htm.