North America’s leading festival of popular Asian Cinema returns June 26 – July 11 and will honor director Ringo Lam, superstar Aaron Kwok, and actor Shota Sometani, alongside spotlights on Korean female directors and a joint tribute to Japanese legends Ken Takakura and Bunta Sugawara.
The One-Armed Swordsman is coming to Lincoln Center! An Evening with Jimmy Wong Yu features a conversation with the legendary Taiwanese actor and filmmaker and a screening of his 1977 grindhouse classic Master of the Flying Guillotine in 35mm.
The 13th New York Asian Film Festival will open with Overheard 3 and close with Park Chan-kyong's documentary Manshin: Ten Thousand Spirits. NYAFF takes place June 27 - July 14.
New York African Film Festival director Biyi Bandele adapted Orange Prize-winner Half of a Yellow Sun into a big-screen epic. The filmmaker talks about a little-known bit of Nigerian history, working with award-winning actors, and the scepter of censorship.
Umin Boya's NYAFF Centerpiece Kano is a sports tale about an underdog mixed-race high-school baseball team that beat the odds. The film is one of a number unveiled today for the 13th edition of the festival, which runs June 27 – July 10.
The New York African Film Festival is on tap for May with eleven features and eight shorts originating from a number of African countries and the African diaspora set to screen at the 21st edition of the event at the Film Society.
Hip Hop pioneer Fab 5 Freddy and Hong Kong artist MC Yan discuss their traveling exhibit "Kung Fu Wildstyle," the confluence of Hip Hop culture and Kung Fu movies, and the future of music videos.
Young Korean actress Kim Go-Eun has won accolades at home and abroad for her role as Eun-gyo in Jung Ji-woo's Eungyo (A Muse), which had its New York Premiere at the New York Asian Film Festival over the weekend.