The 3rd Asian World Film Festival came to a close with George Takei’s Allegiance: The Broadway Musical on the Big Screen. A Taxi Driver was the top film of the 2017 Festival, winning the award for Best Picture
Asian World Film Festival (AWFF)
NAME OF FESTIVAL: Asian World Film Festival (AWFF)
WHERE: Los Angeles, California, US
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: The Asian World Film Festival (AWFF) brings the best of a broad selection of Asian World cinema to Los Angeles in order to draw greater recognition to the region’s wealth of filmmakers, strengthening ties between the Asian and Hollywood film industries. Uniting through cross-cultural collaboration, our festival champions films from 51 countries across Asia spanning from Turkey toJapan and Russia to India and the Middle East. All films that participate in the Festival will have a unique chance to be guided through the challenging awards season, showcasing their foreign films to the Motion Picture Academy, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and all Guilds for enhanced exposure, media attention and awards consideration. AWFF is a non-profit organization under Aitysh USA.
Angelina Jolie and Loung Ung accepted the ‘Rising Star’ Award on behalf of Sreymoch Sareum from First They Killed My Father at the 3rd Asian World Film Festival.
The 2nd Annual Asian World Film Festival which ran October 24 to November 1, 2016, announced Festival award winners
The 2nd Annual Asian World Film Festival has selected Asif Kapadia’s Ali and Nino as its opening night film, to be screened on October 24th at the Culver City ArcLight Cinema, in Los Angeles, CA.