About Me

Abraham Ferrer is a longtime staffmember at Visual Communications, a Los Angeles-based Asian Pacific American media arts center. For the past three decades, he has served as the co-director of The Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival; and has additionally curated numerous film and video screening programs as part of Visual Communications’ various ongoing screening series.  He has also programmed screening series in collaboration with various community arts organizations and institutions including the American Film Institute, the Black Gallery, the Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture, Japanese American Cultural & Community Center, Japanese American National Museum, the L.A. Festival, L.A. Freewaves, the Museum of Contemporary Art, UCLA Film & Television Archive, William Grant Still Art Center, and the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.  Mr. Ferrer has also served as a program consultant for international film festivals including the Cinemanila International Film Festival, Cinemasia Asian Film Festival, Short Shorts Film Festival, San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival and Singapore International Film Festival. Currently, he is the manager of the organization’s highly-regarded photographic and moving image archive, and has written extensively on issues relevant to the development of Asian American cinema.

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