Spotlight Presentations at AAIFF'14
SOLD (USA); TRANSIT (THE PHILIPPINES); HOW TO FIGHT IN SIX INCH HEELS (VIETNAM)
Ham Tran / Asian Titles at AAIFF'14, Spotlight Presentations at AAIFF'14 / Vietnam / 2013 / Comedy, Drama / 90 minsAnne (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
Jeffrey D. Brown / Spotlight Presentations at AAIFF'14 / USA / 2014 / Drama / 95 minsDirected by Academy and Emmy award-winner, Jeffrey D. Brown and Executive Produced by two-time Academy Award winner, Emma Thompson, SOLD is adapted from Patricia McCormick's bestseller that follows the 13-year-old Lakshmi who is sold to prostitution in Kolkata and risks everything to reclaim her life.
Hannah Espia / Asian Titles at AAIFF'14, Spotlight Presentations at AAIFF'14 / The Philippines / 2013 / Drama / 93 minsWhen 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.