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Asian Titles at AAIFF'14

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In this section, we are showing: 100 DAYS (TAIWAN); A TIME IN QUCHI (TAIWAN); GHINA (HONG KONG, ITALY, USA); HOW TO DISAPPEAR COMPLETELY (THE PHILIPPINES); HOW TO FIGHT IN SIX INCH HEELS (VIETNAM); LETTERS FROM THE SOUTH (CHINA, MALAYSIA, MYANMAR, SINGAPORE, THAILAND); THE LOVE HOTEL (JAPAN, UK); THE RICE BOMBER (TAIWAN); SONG OF THE PHOENIX (CHINA)


  1. 100 DAYS

    Henry Chan / Asian Titles at AAIFF'14, Narrative Features at AAIFF'14 / Taiwan / 2013 / Comedy, Drama / 104 mins
    Bo Dan, a cold-hearted telecom executive returns to the Matsu Islands for his mother’s burial and knocks into such an unfamiliar tradition: get married in 100 days in order for the parent’s spirit to depart peacefully.
    100 DAYS

    City Cinema Village East
    August 1, 2014 7:30 pm


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    GHINA

    Christine Choy / Asian Titles at AAIFF'14, Documentaries at AAIFF'14 / Hong Kong, Italy, USA / 2014 / Documentary / 69 mins
    Directed by Oscar nominee Christine Choy, GHINA explores the history of Chinese migrants to Ghana by not only examining their personal motivations for relocation, but also delving into the Chinese psyche as Ghana’s foreign “Other.”
    GHINA

    City Cinema Village East
    July 28, 2014 6:00 pm


  3. HOW TO DISAPPEAR COMPLETELY

    Raya Martin / Asian Titles at AAIFF'14, Narrative Features at AAIFF'14 / The Philippines / 2013 / Experimental / 79 mins
    Created by the award-winning experimental filmmaker Raya Martin, HOW TO DISAPPEAR is a sensual, mysterious and droning thriller that defies delineation of any kind. In an estranged family, all the family members start to disappear one after another.
    HOW TO DISAPPEAR COMPLETELY

    City Cinema Village East
    August 1, 2014 10:00 pm


  4. HOW TO FIGHT IN SIX INCH HEELS – CLOSING NIGHT PRESENTATION

    Ham Tran / Asian Titles at AAIFF'14, Spotlight Presentations at AAIFF'14 / Vietnam / 2013 / Comedy, Drama / 90 mins
    Anne (Kathy Uyen), a neurotic junior fashion designer from NYC discovers that her fiancé may have a supermodel mistress in Vietnam and makes her cunning plan to infiltrate the Vietnamese fashion industry. A vibrant Vietnamese box office hit by director Ham Tran and writer/producer Kathy Uyen.
    HOW TO FIGHT IN SIX INCH HEELS – CLOSING NIGHT PRESENTATION

    City Cinema Village East
    August 2, 2014 7:30 pm


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    LETTERS FROM THE SOUTH

    Royston Tan, Midi Z, Sun Koh, Tsai Ming-liang, Tan Chui Mui, Aditya Assarat / Asian Titles at AAIFF'14, Narrative Features at AAIFF'14 / China, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand / 2013 / Drama / 105 mins
    Six imaginative, quirky, or visceral "letters" by top-notch Southeast Asian filmmakers reflecting on the Chinese Diasporic experiences in Southeast Asia.
    LETTERS FROM THE SOUTH

    City Cinema Village East
    July 31, 2014 6:00 pm


  6. THE LOVE HOTEL

    Philip Cox, Hikaru Toda / Asian Titles at AAIFF'14, Documentaries at AAIFF'14 / Japan, UK / 2014 / Documentary / 90 mins
    An extraordinarily colorful Ukiyo-e of the most private and anonymous spaces in Japanese society and a subtly bold revelation on love, sex and intimacy.

    Preceded by: GRANDMA’S ALILANG

    THE LOVE HOTEL

    City Cinema Village East
    July 25, 2014 8:30 pm

    THE LOVE HOTEL

    Made in NY Media Center by IFP
    July 26, 2014 3:00 pm


  7. THE RICE BOMBER

    Cho Li / Asian Titles at AAIFF'14, Narrative Features at AAIFF'14 / Taiwan / 2014 / Drama / 117 mins
    Based on true events, THE RICE BOMBER chronicles the serial bombing incidents in North Taiwan, where the farming hero Ru plants 17 rice bombs to raise the government’s awareness of the impact of Taiwan’s membership into the WTO on its agricultural population.
    THE RICE BOMBER

    Made in NY Media Center by IFP
    July 27, 2014 2:00 pm

    THE RICE BOMBER

    City Cinema Village East
    July 28, 2014 4:25 pm


  8. SONG OF THE PHOENIX

    Wu Tianming / Asian Titles at AAIFF'14, Narrative Features at AAIFF'14 / China / 2013 / Narrative / 108 mins
    Last film of the late 4th-Generation Chinese director Wu Tianming. A traditional suona player finds his artistic calling no longer in tune with an urbanized China.
    SONG OF THE PHOENIX

    City Cinema Village East
    July 29, 2014 6:00 pm


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    A TIME IN QUCHI

    Chang Tso-chi / Asian Titles at AAIFF'14, Narrative Features at AAIFF'14 / Taiwan / 2013 / Drama / 109 mins
    Away from the familiar high-tech gadgets, city boy Bao begins to see his grandpa’s idyllic life in Quchi, an outpost of Taipei, with a fresh eye and finds creative means to engage in the surroundings.
    A TIME IN QUCHI

    City Cinema Village East
    July 28, 2014 8:30 pm


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    TRANSIT – CENTERPIECE PRESENTATION & RECEPTION

    Hannah Espia / Asian Titles at AAIFF'14, Spotlight Presentations at AAIFF'14 / The Philippines / 2013 / Drama / 93 mins
    When Moises, a Filipino caregiver comes home to Tel Aviv for his son's fourth birthday, his world is turned upside down by the unnerving news: the Israeli government is deporting children of all foreign workers. TRANSIT was the Filipino entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 2014 Academy Awards.
    TRANSIT – CENTERPIECE PRESENTATION & RECEPTION

    City Cinema Village East
    July 27, 2014 7:30 pm