Our mission is to save, explore and share the art of Asian Cinema.
Internationally renowned film archives not only house the gems of the cinematic
world, they are also vibrant hubs of activity. Supporting the local film community
is an emphasis at the Asian Film Archive. In line with its mission, the Asian
- Preserves film prints, digital masters and related materials in a permanent collection
focusing on the culturally important works of independent Asian filmmakers.
- Promotes appreciation and build cultural value of Asian films through research, education
- Provides access to comprehensive Asian film resources in order to provide sources
of inspiration for creative processes, teaching, and research.
- Nurtures a film community with a passion for Asian cinema and encourage new audiences
to fall in love with Asian films through a carefully curated programme of screenings
- Facilitates the marketing and distribution of Asian films, merchandise and collectibles
especially for independent filmmakers.