The San Francisco Asian & Korean American Film Festival: November 8- 18

Monday, November 05, 2007

You really can't beat this - two film festivals collaborating together to bring you a ton of Asian cinema. With the theme of the film festival being "Extraordinary Cinema from Asia: Classic to Contemporary" the festival will be screening a total of forty movies:

As this year's theme states "Extraordinary Cinema from Asia: Classic to Contemporary", SFKAFF and SFAFF are screening 7 older films from the 50's to 80's with 33 recent films, shorts and documentaries. Five countries – South Korea, China, Japan, Hong Kong, and Thailand are represented. The older films from these countries have unique stories which are still by today's standards considered cherished works. This year holds a great line up of modern contemporary films focusing on various subjects from plastic surgery to sex, and genres from thriller to musical, truly something for every one.

Frank Lee – programmer for the SFAFF says "A wide variety of films are ready for your favor and mood. Just name it; we have it." Adam Hartzell – programmer for SFKAFF states, "What audiences have seen from South Korean movies is just a starting point to what this festival has to offer".

Visit the website for the film festival to get more information on the films and purchasing tickets. You can also read more here at indybay.