This year’s 9th annual Silk Screen Asian Film Festival will kick off in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on April 25th with a Red Carpet Gala culture and costume party. This event includes a jazz performance, a live auction, ethnic food and dance, and a special late night dessert and DJ party! Here are the details for that event:
Then the Gala will be followed by nine days of films from countries ranging from Central to East Asia, from Turkey to Indonesia. The film schedule is here:
Films will run from April 26th through May 4th. I can personally recommend the following films:
“Garden of Words”
“Things Left Behind”
This year’s opening film is Palestinian entry “Omar,” and the closing film is “Mourning Recipe” from Japan. Hope to see you there!