Special Presentations. In during the austere days of Thatcher's Britain, a teenager learns to live life, understand his family, and find his own voice through the music of Bruce Springsteen. A Chinese family discover their grandmother has only a short while left to live and decide to keep her in the dark, scheduling a wedding to gather before she dies.
This year's festival runs from May In addition to films, this annual event now features music and food. All events showcase the talents of Asian and Asian American artists.
This year the festival proudly presents a selection of films that support diverse narratives, inclusive communities, and media as social change. Click here to see a complete festival schedule and to purchase tickets to all screenings. Screenings at Asia Society.
Now it returns after an month hiatus, and Programming Director Jenny Nulf describes this year's lineup as one of its strongest. In part, the delay was in response to internal changes, with several staffers leaving around the same time and new staff coming on board; pushing back six months from their normal December date meant more time to make the return something really special. However, the move also allows the festival to expand its programming.
They either end up in heaven or hell, both of which defy expectations. With the irreverent action-comedy stylings of the gonzo manga adaptation The Fable and the singularly Singaporean zom-com Zombiepura as just two examples, NYAFF boasts both high-concept thrills and lowbrow gags. From the deadly serious to the gleefully absurd, from the disquieting to the freaky, NYAFF continues to celebrate the most vibrant and provocative cinema out of Asia today.
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Films by and about Asian Americans are showcased at this annual festival, which always includes diverse features and short films about the diverse and rich experiences of these populations, particularly in Seattle and the Northwest. Found something you like and don't want to forget about it later? Just click "Save Event" on any event page to save it to your own private list.
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Early arrival is recommended. If you did not receive an email, please contact membership vcmedia. Please arrive 30 minutes before the scheduled program.