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Asian American International Film Festival 2015 | New York City

All Films & Events

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    AMC’S HELL ON WHEELS SEASON 5A (FREE!)

    Special Events and Panels / USA / 2015 / 84 mins
    In Season 5A, Cullen Bohannon finds himself a stranger in a strange land – the mountain town of Truckee, California, home to the Central Pacific Railroad. Post-screening Q&A with actors Byron Mann, Tzi Ma, and showrunner John Wirth.
    AMC’S HELL ON WHEELS SEASON 5 (FREE!)

    Village East Cinema
    July 31, 2015 8:00 pm First come, first served


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    THE EXPERIENCE OF CINEMA: ART HOUSE SHORTS

    Short Films / 100 mins
    A collection of shorts including THE SEAT, SIX DREAMS ABOUT A CITY, ENFILADE, ON AN INFINITE LOOP, DONKEY RIDING, KARMA

    In This Program: DONKEY RIDING, KARMA, ON AN INFINITE LOOP, THE SWAN OF TUONELA, ENFILADE, SIX DREAMS ABOUT A CITY, THE SEAT

    THE EXPERIENCE OF CINEMA: ART HOUSE SHORTS

    Village East Cinema
    July 26, 2015 4:00 pm


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    BOOK TALK WITH ARTHUR DONG AND RECEPTION

    A Tribute to Arthur Dong, Special Events and Panels / 120 mins
    AAIFF and Museum of Chinese in America are proud to present a book talk and signing with award-winning writer/filmmaker Arthur Dong, who will introduce his book, Forbidden City, USA.
    BOOK TALK WITH ARTHUR DONG AND RECEPTION

    Museum of Chinese in America
    July 26, 2015 6:00 pm


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    COMIC BOOK MASTER CLASS WITH GREG PAK

    Special Events and Panels
    For over a decade, Greg Pak has been writing acclaimed comic books featuring icons like the Hulk, Batman, Superman, and Storm. In this in-depth, practical master class, Pak will dive into the nuts and bolts of comic book making, using the 22-year development process of his newest creator-owned comic book as a case study.
    COMIC BOOK MASTER CLASS WITH GREG PAK

    Museum of Chinese in America
    July 26, 2015 3:30 pm


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    CONVERSATION WITH ARTHUR DONG

    A Tribute to Arthur Dong, Special Events and Panels / 60 mins
    Join us for a lively on-stage conversation with Oscar®-nominated and three-time Sundance award-winning filmmaker Arthur Dong. Punctuated with clips from Dong's oeuvre of award-winning films spanning over thirty years, this illuminating talk will cover the personal challenges and emotional thrills of creating artistic and socially relevant independent media.
    CONVERSATION WITH ARTHUR DONG

    Village East Cinema
    July 25, 2015 5:15 pm


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    SCREENING AND CONVERSATION WITH RUBY YANG

    Special Events and Panels
    Screenings of THE BLOOD OF YINGZHOU DISTRICT, TONGZHI IN LOVE, and THE WARRIORS OF QUIGANG followed by a conversation with Ruby Yang moderated by S. Casper Wong
    SCREENING AND CONVERSATION WITH RUBY YANG

    Museum of Chinese in America
    July 24, 2015 1:00 pm


  7. DRAGON BLADE

    Daniel Lee / Narrative / China / 2015 / Action-Adventure / 127 mins
    Set during the Han dynasty (206 B.C. – 220 A.D.), an exiled Chinese general (Jackie Chan) offers shelter to a renegade Roman (John Cusack) and his legion, then becomes involved in the soldier's dispute with Rome's villainous consul (Adrien Brody).
    DRAGON BLADE

    Village East Cinema
    July 24, 2015 9:30 pm


  8. EVERYTHING BEFORE US AND CLOSING NIGHT AWARDS CEREMONY

    Wesley Chan, Philip Wang / Gala Presentations, Narrative / USA / 2015 / Drama, Romance / 99 mins
    EVERYTHING BEFORE US, the first feature film from Wong Fu Productions stars Aaron Yoo (DISTURBIA), Ki Hong Lee (THE MAZE RUNNER), and Randall Park (FRESH OFF THE BOAT). The film tells the unique story of two couples trying their best to maintain and strengthen their love while navigating around the rules of an organization that monitors romantic relationships.
    EVERYTHING BEFORE US AND CLOSING NIGHT AWARDS CEREMONY

    Museum of the Moving Image
    August 1, 2015 8:00 pm


  9. FACTORY BOSS

    Wei Zhang / Narrative / China / 2014 / Drama / 100 mins
    After successfully running a toy factory in Shenzhen for 20 years, Lin Dalin has to face the economic squeeze and competition from cheaper Southeast Asian countries. Under intense pressure from all sides, Lin struggles to hold his business together and fulfill the big order.
    FACTORY BOSS

    Village East Cinema
    July 26, 2015 6:30 pm


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    FLUSHING OPENING NIGHT: SEOUL SEARCHING (FREE!)

    Benson Lee / Free Films in Flushing / 120 mins
    AAIFF 2015 is excited to return to Flushing. Known as one of fastest growing Asian American communities in New York and for its diverse Asian food scene, AAIFF 2015 is bringing together the neighborhood for a free community screening at Flushing Town Hall.
    FLUSHING OPENING NIGHT: SEOUL SEARCHING (FREE!)

    Flushing Town Hall
    July 28, 2015 8:00 pm First come, first served