May 16-19, 2019


The 5th Annual Dallas-Fort Worth South Asian Film Festival (DFW SAFF), Presented by Toyota, will be held from May 16th to the 19th at various locations throughout the Dallas, TX metropolitan area, including Victory Park, Addison and the Design District. And this year, we are excited to welcome Toyota into the SAFF family as our Title Sponsor!

The opening night film will premiere at the Hoglund Foundation Theater inside the Perot Museum of Nature and Science on Thursday, May 16th, followed by a red carpet and VIP reception at the T. Boone Pickens Life Then and Now Hall (4th floor of the Perot Museum). Friday, Saturday and Sunday’s curated line-up will be showcased at the AMC Village on the Parkway 9 in Addison. The weekend will include panel discussions with attending filmmakers from all over South Asia and nightly networking parties. The grand finale (closing night party) will be held in the Design District’s newest event space, Center Stage.

In its 5th year, ‘DFW SAFF, Presented by Toyota,’ will begin awarding noteworthy films at the festival through votes by an esteemed jury and the general public. The theme of this year’s festival is FIVE YEARS, FIVE AWARDS, and the categories will include: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress and Best Short/Documentary. Awards will be presented by Toyota during the closing night party on Sunday, May 19th.

The entire SAFF lineup will be revealed in mid-April, a month before the festival begins. For film synopses, trailers and festival passes, please visit www.dfwsaff.com. So, save the dates and spread the word! See you at the movies!!!