Asian CineVision is participating in the 36 Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Festival! Stop by ACV's booth to say hi and learn more about the upcoming Asian American International Film Festival. We will distribute AAIFF15 TICKET VOUCHERS!
Asian CineVision and the Shanghai Film Distribution and Exhibition Association present the New York premieres of four award-winning Chinese art films August 05-06, 2016. FAREWELL MY CONCUBINE: THE BEIJING OPERA/霸王别姬 (3D) Friday August 5 | 7:00PM | Crosby Street Hotel Dir. Teng Junjie | China | 2014 | 102mins | New York City […]
The Asian American International Film Festival (AAIFF) premiered in the summer of 1978 in New York City answering a growing need for social understanding, cultural diversity in American life, and independent cinema. AAIFF is the first festival in the U.S. to showcase the film and video work by artists of the Asian Diaspora. Thirty-nine years later, […]
Are you looking for that Summer in The City experience? Asian CineVision (ACV) is seeking spring and summer interns to help organize the 39th Asian American International Film Festival (AAIFF) in New York City. AAIFF16 is scheduled for July 21 – 30, 2016.
Corporate sponsorships are vital for ACV to produce annual Asian American International Film Festival. Collaborate with AAIFF16 to demonstrate your company’s commitment to art and diversity. AAIFF is a creative solution for your company to achieve corporate marketing goals.
ACV joins the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to launch Act To Change Bullying Prevention campaign. Act To Change is a public awareness campaign working to address bullying, including the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community. Kids and teens are bullied in schools all across the country. Unfortunately, many AAPI youth […]
Jan 5 ACV co-presents the screening of ONE CHILD, a 40-min documentary by Chinese director Zijian Mu that won the Student Academy Award in 2014.
CineVue got the inside scoop on RICEBALLS chatting with Shingo Usami, who wore the writer, actor, and director hats. In the poignant film, a recently widowed Kenji does his best to remind his young son of their cultural heritage, making clumsily-crafted Japanese riceballs for him to take for lunch. As time passes, the riceballs strengthen […]
By Alexa Strabuk It was a muggy summer day in New York City and typically unbearable. Escaping my air condition-less apartment in Brooklyn, I found myself at the Met, seeking refuge there until the evening brought livable temperatures and I could go outside again. Walking through room after room of eulogized Great White Men, I […]
Kari Lindberg, on behalf of CineVue, was fortunate enough to chat with Masayuki Kusaka, producer of HARRY ON THE CLOUDS. In this bittersweet animation, a baby sheep, on his road to heaven, tries to visit his mourning mother before he crosses over for good. Director Aya Shiroi beautifully illustrates the heartbreak of parting with loved ones. AAIFF ’16 […]
Director Lam Can-zhao’s debut feature film THE DOG follows a lonely rebel’s unpredictable, peculiar and incredible journey. Shot documentary-style while employing characteristics of hybrid cinema, THE DOG’s low-tech and casual style reveals a wealth of stories that reflect both the authenticity and occasional absurdity of the living situations of migrant workers and of those who otherwise live “below […]
SPEECHLESS IN JAPAN is an edgy, participatory documentary that follows a cross-dressing Japanese outcast confronted by judgment from strangers who question his way-of-life. The film, directed by Weronika Mliczewska, chronicles his personal, intimate and blunt journey in search of his own identity. AAIFF ’16 presented SPEECHLESS IN JAPAN on July 22, 2016. Jackie Lam: You quit your […]
Randy Yang’s short VIDEO, shot in a single take, captures a heated interaction and its surprising aftermath between a white woman and two black teenage girls who’ve captured her racist rant directed toward a homeless black man on video. The film was presented on July 23, 2016 as part of the MADE IN NY Shorts […]