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Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival

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Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival

Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival
Location Los Angeles (West Hollywood, Little Tokyo-downtown)
Hosted by Visual Communications (VC)
Language International
Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival

The Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival (LAAPFF) – formerly known as VC FilmFest – is an annual film festival presented by Visual Communications (VC). It was established in 1983 as a vehicle to promote Asian Pacific American and Asian international cinema. The festival fulfills a unique mission in illuminating the visions and voices of Asian Pacific peoples and heritage. The festival is held in Los Angeles in May, which is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Dates for the 27th edition are April 28 to May 7, 2011.


  • Screenings of Asian American and Asian international films
  • Post-screening discussions with directors and cast members
  • Industry panels on acting, directing, writing and cinematography
  • Gala receptions and networking mixers


LAAPFF presents juried awards to selected films in the following categories:

  • Narrative Feature
  • Documentary Feature
  • "Golden Reel" Award for short film
  • "Linda Mabalot New Directors/New Visions" Award

The festival also presents an Audience Award for narrative feature.


External links

  • LAAPFF website
  • Visual Communications website
  • LAAPFF on MySpace

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