+ What is the Asian Film Festival of Dallas?

The Asian Film Festival of Dallas (AFFD) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to celebrating and supporting emerging and established Asian and Asian-American filmmakers and sharing the rich diversity of Asian culture through the medium of cinema. Over the last fifteen years, the festival has provided opportunities for over 400 Asian and Asian American filmmakers and documentarians to share their vision, often providing the only venue for their films to be shown in Dallas.

+ When is the Festival?

The 16th annual Asian Film Festival of Dallas is July 13 – July 20, 2017. Join us!

+ Where do the screenings take place?

AFFD screenings are at the Angelika Film Center Dallas, 5321 East Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, TX 75206

+ How do I buy tickets?

Tickets to the 16th Annual Asian Film Festival of Dallas can be purchased online or at the Asian Film Festival of Dallas Festival Box Office located upstairs at the Angelika Film Center Dallas, 5321 East Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, TX 75206.

The Festival Box Office will be open Thursday, July 13 – Thursday, July 20.

Asian Film Festival of Dallas Festival Box Office Hours

  • Thursday, July 13: 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
  • Friday, July 14: 1:30 PM – 12:00 AM
  • Saturday, July 15: 11:30 AM – 12:00 AM
  • Sunday, July 16: 11:30 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Monday, July 17: 1:00 PM – 10:15 PM
  • Tuesday, July 18: 12:30 PM – 11:00 PM
  • Wednesday, July 19: 12:30 PM – 11:00 PM
  • Thursday, July 20: 11:30 AM – 10:00 PM

The AFFD Festival Box Office accepts credit cards (American Express, Discover, MasterCard, or Visa), debit card, cash, check or vouchers.

+ How much are the tickets? Are there any discounts?

Opening/Centerpiece/Closing screenings - Per ticket price information:

* Online: $15.00 (price does not include the additional Showclix ticketing fee)
* AFFD Box Office at the Angelika: Credit card or cash: $15.00
* AFFD Member price: $12.00 (at the AFFD Box Office at the Angelika only)
* No student or senior or teacher discount.

Regular screenings - Per ticket price information:

* Online: $12.00 (price does not include the additional Showclix ticketing fee)
* AFFD Box Office at the Angelika: Credit card: or cash $12.00
* AFFD Member price: $9.00 (at the AFFD Box Office at the Angelika only)
* Senior/Student/Teacher credit card or cash: $8.00 (at the AFFD Box Office at the Angelika     only)
* Student discount: Any weekday film starting before 4:00 PM is free with a valid student ID. Film starting after 4:00 PM will be $8.00 (at the AFFD Box Office at the Angelika only)

Shorts - Per ticket price information:

* Online: $8.00 (price does not include the additional Showclix ticketing fee)
* AFFD Box Office at the Angelika: Credit card or cash: $8.00
* AFFD Member price: $7.00 (at the AFFD Box Office at the Angelika only)
* No student or senior or teacher discount.

Student Shorts - Per ticket price information:

* Online: $5.00 (price does not include the additional Showclix ticketing fee)
* AFFD Box Office at the Angelika: Credit card or cash: $5.00
* AFFD Member price: $4.00 (at the AFFD Box Office at the Angelika only)
* No student or senior or teacher discount.

The AFFD Festival Box Office accepts credit cards (American Express, Discover, MasterCard, or Visa), debit card, cash, check or vouchers.

+ Are the films rated?

FESTIVAL FILMS ARE UNRATED. PLEASE CONSULT THE FILM DESCRIPTION WHEN MAKING YOUR FESTIVAL SELECTIONS. PARENTAL DISCRETION IS ADVISED.

+ How can I purchase a VIP Pass?

Because our membership benefits have changed slightly to better accommodate our members, purchase a Producer Level or higher membership and receive a VIP Pass as a valued member. Memberships from will give the pass holder access to all the films, receptions and parties, a free T shirt and discounts on all AFFD merchandise. Plus, your membership contribution will go towards supporting the festival.

AFFD does still offer the Lucky 88 pass, which is only sold right after the festival each year. Keep an out out for the 2018 Lucky 88s to go on sale starting July 20!

For more information on Membership, please visit our membership page. ( https://www.asianfilmdallas.com/membership)

+ How can I purchase an AFFD Membership? What are the benefits?

The AFFD memberships gives you front of the line access to all films, invitations to Opening and Closing Night Receptions, free vouchers for your friends and family, AFFD apparel discounts, etc. If would like details on any membership level, please visit our membership page. ( https://www.asianfilmdallas.com/membership)

AFFD Membership can be purchased anytime of the year online at our membership page or at the AFFD Festival Box Office at the Angelika starting Thursday, July 13th through July 20th.

+ What is the Lucky 88 Pass? How can I purchase?

Lucky88s give the pass-holder access to all films at the festival. We sell the Lucky 88 pass one year in advance; so 2017 Lucky 88 passes were sold during last year’s festival.

The 2018 Lucky 88 pass can be purchased from Thursday, July 20 – Thursday, July 27, 2017 online or on Thursday, July 20th at the AFFD Festival Box Office at the Angelika.

+ What is your policy on badges, passes and tickets?

Festival badges, festival passes and festival tickets are the property of the Asian Film Festival of Dallas and are non-transferable, non-assignable and non-refundable.

If, in the opinion of the Asian Film Festival of Dallas, the behavior of a badge, pass or ticket holder is considered inappropriate, the Asian Film Festival of Dallas may revoke the badge, pass or ticket, in its sole discretion, without refund or credit. Upon revocation, the badge, pass or ticket holder must leave the premises immediately and will not be permitted to return to the event or attend any future Asian Film Festival of Dallas event(s).

+ How do I receive my Pass? Gift Bag?

Asian Film Festival of Dallas members can pick up their festival gift bag and pass at the AFFD Box Office at the Angelika starting on Thursday, July 13 at 6:00 PM.

+ How many films will be shown?

The 16th Annual Asian Film Festival of Dallas will showcase 34 films and 6 short blocks during the 7 day event.

+ Can I purchase a festival t-shirt?

Yes! We want you to look sharp wearing a festival t-shirt! They can be purchased at the AFFD Festival Box Office at the Angelika starting Thursday, July 13th through July 20th, pending availability.

The price for this year’s festival t-shirt will be $15.00 and past year's festival t-shirt can be purchased for $5.00.

+ Do you have a special screening entrance line?

Members, Pass holders, Lucky 88s Pass holders are admitted to the screenings before ticket holders.

PLEASE NOTE: All pass holders must be seated at least 15 minutes prior to scheduled start time. After this time, all unoccupied seats will be released to the Rush Line.

+ What is the difference between a Regular Voucher and a Special Voucher?

The Special Voucher gives you access to all films including the Opening Night, Centerpiece and Closing night films. Pending availability, the voucher must be exchanged for a regular ticket at the AFFD Box Office at the Angelika.

The Regular Voucher gives you access to all films except the Opening Night, Centerpiece and Closing night films. Pending availability, the voucher must be exchanged for a regular ticket at the AFFD Box Office at the Angelika.

PLEASE NOTE: Tickets are on a first come, first serve basis. There is no guarantee of tickets being made available.

+ Are there any refunds on tickets, passes or badges?

All pass and ticket sales are final. There are no refunds or exchanges unless a screening is cancelled.

+ What is your policy on recording devices?

CAMERAS AND RECORDING DEVICES ARE NOT PERMITTED IN THE THEATER.

If, in the opinion of the Asian Film Festival of Dallas, the badge, pass or ticket holder is caught with a recording device, the Asian Film Festival of Dallas may revoke the badge, pass or ticket, in its sole discretion, without refund or credit. Upon revocation, the badge, pass or ticket holder must leave the premises immediately and will not be permitted to return to the event or attend any future Asian Film Festival of Dallas event(s).

+ How can I volunteer at the festival?

Please send an email to tommy@asianfilmdallas.com