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  1. 1000 HANDS OF THE GURU

    Tobias Reeuwijk / Documentary / USA / 2015 / Documentary, Spirituality / 65 mins
    Four monks, a royal scholar, and their American guru are fighting to save Bhutan's sacred arts while learning the art of letting go.
    1000 HANDS OF GURU

    Village East Cinema
    July 22, 2016 9:00 pm


  2. 72 hour shootout

    72 HOUR SHOOTOUT

    Events, Shorts / 120 mins
    Come out and see the world premiere of the top ten most incredible films of the 2016 72 Hour Shootout! Presented by The Asian American Film Lab, 72 Hour Shootout is an annual, high-profile filmmaking competition aiming to ensure that stories and voices too often silenced in mainstream media are heard, not just as whispers, but as shouts to the world.
    72 HOUR SHOOTOUT

    Village East Cinema
    July 23, 2016 1:00 pm


  3. Mabel Cheung

    AAWMM TALK-BACK WITH MABEL CHEUNG

    Events, Panels / 90 mins
    AAIFF16 is proud to present the a talk-back with Hong Kong filmmaker Mabel Cheung (Director of AAIFF16 Centerpiece-A TALE OF THREE CITIES), moderated by AAWMM’s co-founder S. Casper Wong.
    AAWMM TALK-BACK WITH MABEL CHEUNG

    Museum of Chinese in America
    July 23, 2016 12:00 pm


  4. BREATHIN’: THE EDDY ZHENG STORY

    Ben Wang / Documentary / USA / 2015 / Documentary / 58 mins
    Arrested at 16 and tried as an adult for kidnapping and robbery, Eddy Zheng served over 20 years in California prisons and jails. Ben Wang’s BREATHIN’: THE EDDY ZHENG STORY paints an intimate portrait of Eddy—the prisoner, the immigrant, the son, the activist—on his journey to freedom, rehabilitation and redemption.
    BREATHIN: THE EDDY ZHENG STORY

    Village East Cinema
    July 22, 2016 7:30 pm


  5. MADE IN FLUSHING: BRIGHT SUN MANSION (FREE)

    Haitao Guo / Documentary, Free Films in Flushing / China, USA / 2015 / Documentary / 78 mins
    Legendary Peking Opera master, Yuling Fang, emigrates to New York where he works in a nail salon. Realizing there is no one to inherit his legendary skills, he decides to mount an amateur production in order to keep alive the vanishing world he loves. FEATURING: TWN Senior Media Workshop Showcase
    Made In Flushing: BRIGHT SUN MANSION (FREE)

    Flushing Town Hall
    July 27, 2016 8:00 pm First come, first served


  6. CRUSH THE SKULL

    Viet Nguyen / Narrative / USA / 2015 / Comedy, Horror, Thriller / 80 mins
    A couple of master thieves find themselves trapped within a house they intended to rob, only to discover they've inadvertently wandered into the lair of a deranged serial killer.
    CRUSH THE SKULL

    Village East Cinema
    July 22, 2016 9:15 pm


  7. Rain-redo

    CUNY ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL SHOWCASE

    Events, Shorts / 90 mins
    Since 2004, the CUNY Asian American Film Festival (AAFF), presented by the Asian American / Asian Research Institute (AAARI), has recognized and awarded student filmmakers enrolled at the City University of New York, including City College, Brooklyn College, Hunter College, Lehman College, College of Staten Island, and Queens College.
    CUNY ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL SHOWCASE

    CUNY Graduate Center (The Martin Segal Theatre )
    July 27, 2016 5:00 pm Pay as you wish


  8. DANA DANA (PEARL PEARL)

    Mutana Mohmed / Narrative / Iraq / 2016 / Drama, Music / 60 mins
    When an Iraqi musician receives death threats and is forced to leave his country and the love of his life, his destiny turns around and he is forced to choose between a big break in his musical career and his refugee status.

  9. DAZE OF JUSTICE

    Michael Siv / Documentary / USA / 2016 / History, Social Issues / 69 mins
    As the Khmer Rouge tribunal collects testimonies from aging war criminals and survivors alike, is this our last chance for justice?
    DAZE OF JUSTICE

    Village East Cinema
    July 24, 2016 4:00 pm


  10. DEEP IN THE HEART

    Xin Yukun / Narrative, Special Presentations / China / 2015 / Drama, Mystery / 119 mins
    A young man tries to get away from his family's overwhelming power, but when he accidentally kills a local thug, his fate will be intricately linked to his father's. A woman, who for years has been victim of domestic violence, finds comfort in the arms of her ex-lover. The news of the death of her husband arrives as she was planning his murder. An honest village chief plans to retire but an exceptional event related to his son will pull him into the abyss.
    DEEP IN THE HEART

    Anthology Film Archive
    August 6, 2016 7:00 pm