Celebrities Include Christine Hà & Chloe Dao

Austin, Texas, July 11, 2018 – The Austin Asian American Film Festival is hosting the largest Crazy Rich Asians activation event in the country on August 4, 2018. The Crazy Rich Asians Experience is a free, family-friendly event featuring a community party and an Asian Night Market with foodie favorites and local vendors. The night also includes a ticketed VIP Soirée fundraiser featuring MasterChef winner Christine Hà and Project Runway winner Chloe Dao. It’s a celebration of all things crazy, rich, and Asian, done with a style unique to Austin (crazyrichaustin.com).

Warner Bros. is a co-presenting sponsor and will be giving away movie swag. And, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema (drafthouse.com), an event sponsor, will give away movie tickets to Crazy Rich Asians (opening on August 15).

“The release of Crazy Rich Asians has brought the best talent to Austin to celebrate exemplary Asian American representation in film, food, fashion, and overall fun,” said Andrew Lee, AAAFF board member and filmmaker. “AAAFF is proud to magnify this milestone in mainstream media for the Asian American community.”

“The Austin Asian American Film Festival is a great example of the hundreds of film festivals across Texas that help position our state as a premier destination for both filmmakers and film fans alike. Congratulations to AAAFF on their partnership with Warner Bros. in bringing a wonderful experience and opportunity to celebrate diversity in Texas,” said Minh Vu, Sr. Marketing Coordinator for the Texas Film Commission.

Get in on the crazy, rich fun – VIP Soirée fundraiser early bird tickets are on sale through Friday, July 13 at crazyrichaustin.com.

About Austin Asian American Film Festival

The mission of the Austin Asian American Film Festival is to tell Asian and Asian American stories via media arts and help Asian Americans explore opportunities in cinema. AAAFF is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

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To sponsor the event, contact Andrew Lee at andrew@ralphsmyth.comor call 512-547-9823.
For press inquiries, contact JD Chang at jdchangmedia@gmail.comor call 323-244-6730.