The 37th Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival presented by Visual Communications is around the corner, and they just revealed their lineup. Some films in the lineup include action-comedy “Lumpia with A Vengance” making its Los Angeles premiere, and Dante Basco’s directorial debut with “The Fabulous Filpino Brothers.”
The festival also has a short program section called “Kuwentuhan” that will be featuring Apple Original Film and Skydance Animation’s first short film “Blush.” The animated short is directed by Emmy-winning animator Joe Mateo. The short made an earlier appearance at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival.
This year’s festival is a hybrid event running virtually and in person at various theatres in the Los Angeles area from September 23rd to October 2nd. The festival brings an exciting lineup of productions by Asian and Pacific Islanders from all over the globe.
Tickets for the festival go on sale Monday, September 13th, on their website found here.
Since 1983, the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival has presented over 5,000 films, videos, and digital mediaworks by Asian & Pacific Islander artists, and features seminars, panels, in-person guest appearances, and filmmaker awards. The Film Festival continues to be the largest festival of its kind in Southern California and is the premier showcase for the best and brightest of Asian Pacific cinema.
The Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival is a proud Academy Award®-qualifying film festival for Short Film Awards. Recipient(s) of the Film Festival’s Golden Reel Award for Narrative/Animated Short Film will be eligible to submit in the Animated Short Film/Live-Action Short Film category of the Academy Awards®.
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