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2014 Asian American International Film Festival

Spotlight Presentations at AAIFF'14

SOLD (USA); TRANSIT (THE PHILIPPINES); HOW TO FIGHT IN SIX INCH HEELS (VIETNAM)


  1. 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


  2. SOLD – OPENING NIGHT GALA

    Jeffrey D. Brown / Spotlight Presentations at AAIFF'14 / USA / 2014 / Drama / 95 mins
    Directed 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.
    SOLD – OPENING NIGHT GALA

    Asia Society
    July 24, 2014 7:00 pm Tickets Have Been Sold Out


  3. 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