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About Us

The Asian Film Archive (AFA) preserves Asia's rich film heritage and promotes a wider critical appreciation of Asian cinema through specially curated programmes. It restores and produces publications so that more people can enjoy these films.

AFA's collection includes the films of award winning Asian filmmakers like Lav Diaz, U-Wei Haji Saari, Tan Chui Mui, and Singapore filmmakers Eric Khoo and Anthony Chen. AFA is home to the Cathay-Keris Malay Classics Collection that is inscribed into the UNESCO Memory of the World Asia-Pacific Register that recognises endangered, unique library and archive holdings.The films in AFA's collection are available for public viewing at the [email protected]

The Archive belongs to international networks like the International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF), the Southeast Asia-Pacific Audiovisual Archive Association (SEAPAVAA) and the Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA).

Our Programmes

AFA curates a wide variety of events (screenings, talks, events, exhibitions etc) for students, educators and the public to develop an understanding and appreciation for the language, art and industry of the film media.

Educator workshops
Film literacy student workshops
Assembly talks
Screenings (eg Asian Restored Classics, Alt Screen)
Exhibitions (eg State of Motion)
  • Arts & Heritage
  • Community
  • Education

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