FAQ

What is the Austin Asian American Film Festival?

The Austin Asian American Film Festival showcases the best in Asian and Asian American cinema in order to celebrate our communities, entertain and enlighten the public, and support the creative talents of Asian American and Asian artists.  This will be the 8th Austin Asian American Film Festival (AAAFF).

When is the 2015 Austin Asian American Film Festival?

The Austin Asian American Film Festival will take place November 12-15 2015

Where is the theater located?

Our main festival venue is the Marchesa Hall & Theater.

What time do the screenings start?

See our Schedule page for full details.

Can I attend the parties?

Parties are free to staff and badge holders, and depending on capacity, tickets may be sold at the door.

When should I arrive to the screenings?

We suggest everyone to arrive at least 15-30 minutes ahead of time.  Badge holders will be allowed priority seating up to 10 minutes prior to the screening, followed by film pass holders, then advanced single ticket holders.  Any remaining seats will then be sold to those waiting in the “Rush” line.

How do I volunteer for the AAAFF?

Volunteer your time and talent!  We need volunteers during the festival, but you can also help before the festival!  Own a restaurant? Help us host a fundraising party!  Have media connections?  Help us promote our festival in the media.  Just let us know how you want to help!  Or just let us know you want to help and we’ll put you to work 😉

What kind of transportation is available in Austin?

The Capital Metro Bus, the MetroRail, taxis, and walking are options for transportation.  Bus day passes are $2.00 and are good for 24 hours; a one-way fare is $1.00.

What is the weather like in Austin?

If you don’t like Texas weather, just wait a minute. You will hear this from many Texans. While Austin weather is not so dramatic, it can change from chilly to hot very quickly, so a sweater for the morning and t-shirt for the afternoon is not uncommon. In general, Austin sees highs of around 80 degrees Fahrenheit and lows around 60 degrees Fahrenheit in November.