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Asian American International Film Festival 2015 | New York City

Special Events and Panels

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AAIFF 2015 is proud to host a number of panels, workshops, and talks during the festival.


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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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    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


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    SAG-AFTRA SCREENPLAY READING (FREE!)

    Special Events and Panels / 120 mins
    The 38th Asian American International Film Festival, with support from SAG-AFTRA, is pleased to announce that Tim Drain’s screenplay EAST OF WESTERN has been selected for a reading at the 2015 Asian American International Screenplay Competition.
    SAG-AFTRA SCREENPLAY READING (FREE!)

    Time Warner Building @ Columbus Circle
    July 27, 2015 6:00 pm First come, first served