Special Events

Friday, Sep 21st, 2007

Official Kickoff Party

Time: 6:30-9 PM
Venue: Mezza Luna
Cost: Free

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Sponsored by:
   Emperor's Brand of Vodkas

Join us for a Happy Hour event at Mezza Luna, a hip restaurant/lounge in Dupont Circle South specializing in Mediterranean tapas and infused cocktails. Be the first to pick up a copy of the official festival program book and watch trailers from this year's films.

Drink and food specials include:

$3 Heinekens, $5 martinis made with Imperial vodka

$4 Tapas

Please see for the full happy hour menu which will be extended till 9pm.

Thursday, Sep 27th, 2007

Opening Night Reception

Time: 9:00 PM
Venue: Gallery Restaurant and Lounge
Cost: Free w/ ticket purchase

Sponsored by:
   Emperor's Brand of Vodkas

Join DC APAFilm with some of the cast and crew from Finishing the Game for the official opening night after party at The Gallery Lounge.  Our guests include Justin Lin (Director of Better Luck Tomorrow and The Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift), Sung Kang (Han from Tokyo Drift), Roger Fan (The Trouble with Romance) and Julie Asato.

Party starts @ 9:00pm Thursday 9/27, 21+, Dress to impress, Free admission with ticket stub to Finishing the Game.

The Gallery is located at:
1115 East West Highway
Silver Sping, MD 20190

Complimentary valet parking.   Additional parking Kennett Street Garage.

Friday, Sep 28th, 2007

After Party @ Lotus Lounge

Time: 11:00 PM
Venue: Lotus Lounge
Cost: Free

Sponsored by:
   Emperor's Brand of Vodkas

Join APA Film for another exciting after party at Lotus Lounge, one of DC's hottest night spots.  21 and over only.  Dress-code strictly enforced. 

For free admission show your ticket stub at the door


for the free guestlist email First and Last names to by no later than Friday 9/28, 5pm.

Lotus Lounge is located at:

1420 K Street NW, Washington DC 20005

Saturday, Sep 29th, 2007

Opening Weekend Party

Time: 10:00 PM
Venue: Eyebar
Cost: Free

Sponsored by:
   Emperor's Brand of Vodkas

The APA Film Festival comes but only once a year so don't miss out on your chance to party with us at Eyebar.

"Eyebar is a place, for mature individuals, to see and be seen. Eyebar is a high-concept DJ lounge with the energy and sound of a night club in a smaller more intimate setting."

21+, Dress code strictly enforced.

For free admission, just mention APA Film at the door.  No guestlist for this event.

Eyebar is located at:

1716 I St NW Washington, D.C.

Farragut west - Located half way between the two metro exits
Farragut North - Located less than one block south of the K St exit

Saturday nights there is a parking lot across the street that is open until 3am. The price is $7.

Driving directions:
Eyebar is on I st NW between 17th and 18th St

Saturday, Sep 29th, 2007

YOUTUBE ACTIVISM - A workshop with Eric Byler

Time: 11:00 AM
Venue: Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote (APIAVote)
Cost: Free

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Join award-winning film director Eric Byler (Tre, Charlotte Sometimes, Americanese) and grassroots coalition builder Annabel Park for an in-depth workshop on YouTube videography and the growing effectiveness of Asian Pacific American grassroots political activism.

Friday, Oct 5th, 2007

Second Friday After Party @ FUR Night Club - VENUE CHANGE

Time: 10:00 PM
Venue: FUR
Cost: Free w/ Guestlist

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Sponsored by:
   Emperor's Brand of Vodkas

After Friday's film screening , join APA Film at FUR starting at 10 pm

18+ for women, 21+ for guys.  Dress code enforced = Button Down Shirts, No Sneakers, Hats, Caps.

There is no cover for this event with your movie ticket stub and/or guestlist please email your First and Last name to  no later than 4:30pm on Friday afternoon!!  Guestlist runs all night long, BUT MAKE SURE YOU ARE ON IT!!!

TELL THEM YOU ARE ON THE "DELPHI" List which runs all night long  $4 drink specials all night long!!!

Fur is located at:

FUR Nightclub, 33 Patterson Street NE, Washington, DC 20002 | 202-842-3401
Near the New York Avenue/ Florida Ave RED LINE METRO

Saturday, Oct 6th, 2007

The Red Carpet Closing Night Party

Time: 10:00 PM
Venue: Ultrabar
Cost: Free w/ Guestlist

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Sponsored by:
   Emperor's Brand of Vodkas

   Absolute Addiction

This year's festival isn't ending without a big "BANG!"  Don't miss out on the APA Film Festival's official Red Carpet Closing Night After-Party at Ultra Bar.

Formerly known as Home Nightclub, Ultrabar is DC’s premier Nightclub and Lounge, with 4 floors-5 bars and a two distinct VIP Levels - Chroma and the Bedroom.  The Festival's afterparty party will be held at Bedroom Level.  OPEN BAR ON LOWER LEVEL FROM 10-11PM.


18+ for ladies, 21+ for gentleman.

Free admission with guestlist or your closing night movie ticket stub.  For guestlist please email First and Last names of you and your guests to no later than Friday, October 5th, 5pm.  Otherwise $10 cover at the door.  GUESTLIST CLOSES AT MIDNIGHT- GET THERE EARLY 

Ultrabar is located at :

911 F St Nw
Washington, DC 20004-1405, US