By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly The Seattle Asian American Film Festival (SAAF) starts on Feb. 22 at the Broadway Performance Hall with the film “Signature Move.” The film festival highlights Asian American films and filmmakers in feature-length and short format films. According to the organization’s website, SAAF is the only film festival in Seattle […]
Adrian Alarilla, filmmaker liaison at this year’s Seattle Asian American Film Festival (SAAFF), grew up in Manila and spent some time on the Philippine island, Cebu, and Chicago, before moving to Seattle in 2010.
The South Asian American Film Festival (SAFF) announced that the new Artist Liaison will be Adrian Alarilla. A filmmaker from Quezon City, Philippines, Adrian immigrated to Chicago in 2007 before moving to Seattle in 2010. His films have been shown at a number of festivals in the Philippines and the U.S. including SAAFF, and he […]
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly The Seattle Asian American Film Festival, previously the Northwest Asian American Film Festival, owes its previous and current existence to local Asian talent. “I was a loyal fan of the Northwest Asian American Film Festival,” recalls SAAFF co-director Kevin Bang, “the previous iteration of SAAFF. NWAAFF ran from 2002 […]