The Opening Night party for the Asian Film Festival Dallas was at Saint Ann Court Tower near the Samurai Museum.
Eric Hanes is the creative director of the festival and describes the process of selecting the films. Hanes encourages the community to watch some of the 55 films from around the world.
California filmmaker Dave Boyle describes why he likes to come to the festival.
The Asian Film Festival Dallas also throws several parties and a "karaoke night."