Film Festival

2015 Film Festival

The 2015 annual film festival dates are July 10-19.
Check back for film schedule in May 2015!

2014 Film Festival

Our Ninth Season took place April 26th through May 4, 2014 and was a tremendous success. 
Silk Screen Asian American Film Festival is a multiple-day Asian American Film Festival held in April & May in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The 2014 Silk Screen Asian American Film Festival features 47 screenings of 27 films at four locations. Held from April 26th – May 4th in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the festival showcases the best in Asian and Asian-Amercan film.


The festival is an annual event highlighting films and filmmakers with origins in India, China, Japan, Korea, Palestine, the Philippines, and more. This year our films will be playing at Regent Square Theater, Melwood Screening Room, Carnegie Museum of Natural History’s Earth Theater, and our newest location, Waterworks Cinemas.
Opening with Palestine’s Oscar-nominated film “Omar” on April 26th and closing with the Japanese melodrama “Mourning Recipe” on May 4th, the festival features documentaries, action, romance, shorts, and something for the whole family! Foodies, thrill seekers, and sports fans alike will enjoy the line-up including a remake of the Oscar-winning “Unforgiven”, Bollywood-style films, a documentary about cricket, and family drama about hula dancing culture.