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In/Visible A: The Building of an Asian American Film Community

Thursday, January 25, 2024 - Tuesday, July 2, 2024 Austin History Center - 810 Guadalupe St.

About the Exhibit

Now on view in the Holt Gallery

This vibrant exhibition reveals Austin Asian American Film Festival's (AAAFF) evolution from a small film-centric event to a major cultural arts organization.

In/Visible A provides a comprehensive look into AAAFF's history, featuring photographs, posters, program guides, and other records. The exhibit traces the festival's origins and growth, highlighting its role in amplifying Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) voices in Austin's cultural landscape and its emergence as a hub for storytelling and cultural exploration.

This retrospective aims to emphasize the significance of representation in media and the influential role of film in community dialogue. It offers visitors insights into AAAFF's dedication to showcasing diverse AANHPI narratives and its contributions to Austin's cultural diversity.

About the Artist

Image credit

Artwork displayed in the banner was created by Emily Ding