In an effort to bring high quality films and programming to the community, Viet Film Fest annually hosts community days during the festival.

Family Day with an Opening Night Screening of The Spectacular Adventure of Little Prodigy (Trạng Tí).

  • Bring the family to watch this Vietnamese children’s adventure film in-person on October 6th at 7pm! Cultural attire is encouraged! This screening is free for all seniors over 65 years old (valid proof of ID required at event). General admission tickets will be $18, and discounted tickets at $16 are applied to high school students with a student ID.

A Curated Selection Short Film Set for High School Students, Free for Locally Partnered High Schools 

  •  Viet Film Fest’s Artist Director, Eric Nong, has carefully curated a short film set specifically for the Vietnamese diaspora youth. The films featured here mostly contain younger protagonists going through trying times in their lives and which stories span from various countries such as Ireland and the United Kingdom, to here in Southern California. Can be watched virtually (with purchase) starting September 30th!

Free Screening Event Exclusive for Santa Ana Residents

  • An event to extend our gratitude to the community hosting the festival, residents of Santa Ana will be able to see the curated short film sets All You Need is Love and Belonging/Unbelonging at no cost. This event will take place on Friday, October 6th, at 4 pm. Valid proof of residency required.