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NYAFF to Tribute Martial Arts Master Jimmy Wong Yu

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.

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Anna Broinowski: To North Korea and Back Again

Filmmaker Anna Broinowski reflected upon the process of directing her documentary Aim High in Creation! following its American premiere as the closing film of the New York Asian Film Festival.

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60 Films Set for 13th New York Asian Film Festival Opening June 27

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.

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‘Half of a Yellow Sun’ Filmmaker Biyi Bandele Talks Passion and Censorship image

‘Half of a Yellow Sun’ Filmmaker Biyi Bandele Talks Passion and Censorship

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.

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North American Premiere of ‘Kano’ Set for New York Asian Film Festival Centerpiece

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.

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New York African Film Festival Sets 21st Edition for May

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.

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Interview: Fab 5 Freddy and MC Yan, “Kung Fu Wildstyle”

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.

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Discover: “A Muse” Actress Kim Go-Eun Seduces NYAFF image

Discover: “A Muse” Actress Kim Go-Eun Seduces NYAFF

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.

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An Idiot’s Guide to NYAFF, Part 2

NYAFF is bigger than ever, with 60 films from more than a dozen countries and tons of in person appearances. Here's part two of our guide to some of the highlights of the always-popular festival.

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An Idiot’s Guide to NYAFF, Part 1

NYAFF is bigger than ever, with 60 films from more than a dozen countries and tons of in person appearances. We've prepared a guide to some of the highlights of the first half of the festival so you won't miss a thing.

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