About the Festival

About the Festival

CreativeYatra.com, in association with Charlotte Asian Heritage Association (CAHA) is delighted to announce the launch of a new film festival in Charlotte.Charlotte Asian Film Festival (CAFF) is a joint effort of the local Asian-American community and others who see value in this novel addition to Charlotte’s cultural landscape. The Festival will be held on May 26-27, 2017 at UNC Charlotte Center City in Uptown as part of Asian Heritage Month celebration. The screenings will include full-length feature films, shorts and documentaries that provide a window on various facets of Asian society, culture and history both in the native lands and in the diaspora. This showcase for film-making as an art form will provide a unique opportunity for film connoisseurs to enjoy international films with an Asian focus right here in Charlotte.

Film

Holy (UN)Holy River
Holy (UN)Holy River
(India/English)
Right Now, Wrong Then
Right Now, Wrong Then
(South Korea/Korean)
Soul On A String
Soul On A String
(China/Tibetan)
White Sun
White Sun
(Nepal/Nepalese)
Sameer
Sameer
(India/Hindi)
Remarkable Journey
Remarkable Journey
(English/America)
Teheran Meantime
Teheran Meantime
(Iran)
Amarta
Amarta
(Indonesia)
Summer Park
Summer Park
(China)

The Selection Committee

Latest news

  • Summer Park

    Summer Park short Film(China) Director: Michael Benko After the death of her parents, 17-year-old Summer takes to stealing as an outlet for her harsh life. She finds solace in the company of Park, a good-hearted teenager who obsessively records conversations on a tape-recorder, and the pair go on a wild adventure through the outskirts of […]

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    Remarkable Journey

    Remarkable Journey Movie(English/America) Through lively first-person stories, Remarkable Journey explores the ‘pioneer’ generation of Indian immigrants to North Carolina, as the world’s oldest and largest democracies met here in the midst of the Civil Rights movement and beyond. These energetic newcomers helped fuel the expansion of opportunities in science and business in our region, as […]

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  • Amarta

    Amarta short Film (Indonesia) Director: Bambang Kuntara Murti A city where its people are forced to buy water and work for a Boss who controls the springs. Water Goddess who is believed to be the guardian of the springs gives no answer to the problem. In the midst of misery and despair, a girl appears […]

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    Teheran Meantime

    Teheran Meantime short Film (Iran) Director: Mohammad Hossein Jafari Moghaddam Fard This non-narrative silent short is a piece of visual poetry. With imaginative cinematography, it contemplates the despair and alienation of modern urban life with beauty and poignancy.

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  • Sameer

    Sameer Movie (India) Genre: Suspense, Political Drama Tone: Realistic, Experimental Language: Hindi (Additionally Gujarati, English) After a young and innocent Muslim engineering student is taken into custody by the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS), he is forced to help the ATS in their mission to find his own roommate Yasin, the mastermind behind Hyderabad and Bengaluru blasts, […]

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    Soul on a string

    Soul on a String Movie (China/Tibetan) Depicts a trip through Tibetan folk and magical traditions recounting the tale of a Tibetan brought back from death by a Buddhist Lama who embarks upon a journey to carry a magical stone to a sacred land.  

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