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.
The World Premiere of Hong Kong horror omnibus Tales from the Dark Part 1 will open the 18-day celebration of Asian cinema, which includes tributes to Filipino Cinema and Korean character actor Ryoo Seung-Beom, a 40th anniversary screening of Bruce Lee classic Enter the Dragon, and a whopping 62 films!
The New York Asian Film Festival, a co-presentation of Film Society and Subway Cinema, will close with the North American premiere of Jay Chou’s martial arts/romance/musical The Rooftop. Twenty-two additional titles have also been announced.