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 SCREENSHOT: ASIA celebrates Asian and Asian American film and media, creating educational and entertaining programming for students, educators, and the broader communities in Southwestern PA. 
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SCREENSHOT: ASIA is a joint project from the Film and Media Studies Program and the Asian Studies Center that brings together students, faculty, and community members to create a shared awareness of Asian and Asian American experiences through contemporary film and media. Using film, video, and other on-screen arts, the series provides a forum to learn about Asian art, whether it is a classic work of cinema, a film by an emerging director, or a documentary addressing contemporary social concerns. 


We offer a variety of Asian and Asian-American film programming throughout the year.
  • SCREENSHOT: ASIA Film Festival
  • Silent Asia
  • Year-round programming

Media Arts and Practice

 We educate future generations about local programming and the arts, and help connect students with Asian and Asian American filmmakers and producers. By connecting students with industry professionals, they can gain insight into the festival circuit and meet with diverse professionals from the industry. Our festival will be a broader educational opportunity to give students hands-on experience developing, organizing, and running a film festival. We will be incorporating coursework and internships--including festival trips--to expose students to the film industry.

Latest News

Here's what we've been up to!
July 8th, 2021

Please welcome our new intern Madison Pleins

Hello, my name is Madison Pleins and I am delighted to say I am this year’s Sc

April 16th, 2021

What have we been up to? (Spring 2021)

Despite COVID and work/study/watch from home this spring, we’ve been really busy!

January 4th, 2021

We're going all-virtual for Spring 2021

Screenshot: Asia is going to be all virtual for Spring 2021.