The Boston Asian American Film Festival (BAAFF) empowers Asian American & Pacific Islanders through film by showcasing AAPI experiences and serving as a resource to filmmakers and the Greater Boston Community. BAAFF is a production of the Asian American Resource Workshop.

Audience Award

(1) Films must have been completed within 5 years.
(2) Submissions can be of any of the following: narratives, dramas, comedies, shorts, documentaries, animations, music videos and experimental films.

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Overall Rating
  • Josh Chuck

    Great communication, we felt very taken care of. The theater was extremely nice and the audience was excited and engaged. Thanks for a wonderful festival experience!

    November 2019
  • Cyprian Films New York

    I was very sad to miss the event but the communications with festival staff were incredibly organized and supportive. I will NOT miss the next one!

    November 2019
  • A lovely festival run by lovely people in the beautiful city of Boston! I was very impressed not only with the festival's venue and organization, but also with the audiences who were extremely well informed and passionate about film. Thank you for including Justice For Vincent in BAAFF19. #risingtogether

    November 2019
  • Alex Chu

    Susan and her team did an amazing job with the festival!!!

    November 2018
  • Teja Arboleda

    I'm very proud to be a part of BAAFF - as a filmmaker and social activist, there is no other organization I would be happier to be associated with with respect to Asian American storytelling. The events are always a powerful reminder of how strong we all are when we work and celebrate as a community.

    November 2018