Pearls of the Far East

Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival

The Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival (PAAFF) is back, and better than ever with their largest program to date!

Founded in 2008 to showcase films by and about Asian Americans for audiences in the Greater Philadelphia region, PAAFF is a nonprofit organization that presents captivating programs that engage, inspire, and connect the community.

While PAAFF offers year round programming at various venues across Philadelphia, their marquee celebration is the annual festival hosted each November at International House and elsewhere throughout the city. Featuring over 40 film screenings, speaker panels, receptions, and special events - PAAFF’14 promises to be the most successful yet!

Many of this year’s events will feature guest appearances from today’s most popular Asian American filmmakers, as well as actors and directors from around the world.

The complete schedule of screenings can be found at www.paaff.org, and descriptions of all events taking place at IHP can be found at www.ihousephilly.org/paaff

$0.00 - $8.00

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CLOSING NIGHT FILM & FREE CATERED RECEPTION SPONSORED BY COMCAST

The inner lives and forbidden loves of seven Vietnamese women form the beautiful string that runs through director Cuong Ngo's feature film debut, Pearls of the Far East. Adapted from award-winning stories by Minh Ngoc Nguyen, Ngo weaves a vivid, timeless and unforgettable tapestry with characters brought to life by a gorgeous cast of acclaimed talent from Vietnam, US and Canada. Pearls of the Far East invites audiences to enjoy a meditative journey that illuminates the universal thirst to love and be loved.

Philadelphia Premiere - Filmmaker Q&A after film

FREE CATERED RECEPTION begins at 6:00 PM

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Pearls of the Far East

Friday, November 16 · 7:30 PM at International House Philadelphia