If you can recall back to the beginning of the semester, January began the African Film Festival 2012, when the Pacific Film Archive Theater showed a variety of African films throughout January and February. March is now upon us and marks the end of the festival, but a new month means new opportunities and another film festival is here to fill the short-term vacancy. Thursday, March 8 heralds the beginning of the Center for Asian American Media’s 30th San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival. The festival aims to show contemporary Asian and Asian American cinema throughout San Francisco, Berkeley and San Jose.   read more »