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      AAIFF16-CALL FOR ENTRIES!

      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, […]

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      AAIFF16-CALL FOR INTERNS

      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.

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      Be A Sponsor of AAIFF16!

      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.

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      Stop Bullying, Take The Pledge

      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 […]

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      JAN 5 ACV CO-PRESENTS STUDENT ACADEMY AWARD WINNING DOC ‘ONE CHILD’

      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.

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      Nov 19 & 20 Val Wang’s BEIJING BASTARD Book Signing & Film Screening Events

      Join Chinese American writer and media maker Val Wang sharing her unique, not-quite-outsider’s Chinese American perspective of life and the independent cultural scenes in contemporary China on Nov 19 and 20.

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    AAIFF16-CALL FOR ENTRIES!

    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, […]

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    AAIFF16-CALL FOR INTERNS

    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.

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    Be A Sponsor of AAIFF16!

    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.

    act to change

    Stop Bullying, Take The Pledge

    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 […]

    OneChild_still1

    JAN 5 ACV CO-PRESENTS STUDENT ACADEMY AWARD WINNING DOC ‘ONE CHILD’

    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.

    Val Wang books-in-box-800x600

    Nov 19 & 20 Val Wang’s BEIJING BASTARD Book Signing & Film Screening Events

    Join Chinese American writer and media maker Val Wang sharing her unique, not-quite-outsider’s Chinese American perspective of life and the independent cultural scenes in contemporary China on Nov 19 and 20.

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    Roundtable Interview with LGBTQ Shorts Filmmakers

    by Jackie Lam This year, AAIFF is spotlighting the Asian LGBTQ community, an extremely marginalized and underrepresented group with incredibly important and powerful stories. CineVue chatted with each filmmaker in the LGBTQ Shorts program about their inspiration, goals, personal growth, and more.   CineVue: What was the inspiration for your film? Vicky Du, GAYSIANS: My […]

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    Interview with Director Veena Rao on MUMBAI MORNINGS

    CineVue got the chance to chat with director Veena Rao about her short film MUMBAI MORNINGS, which centers around Abbas–a humble but driven, Indian jewelry polisher-turned-ultramarathoner. Through stunning cinematography, Abbas shows us a different side of Mumbai that has opened to him as he runs through the city he calls home. MUMBAI MORNINGS is part of the […]

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    SPA NIGHT: Impressions From A Modern Progressive Korean American

    SPA NIGHT will be opening AAIFF ’16 on Thursday, July 21 at Asia Society at 7 p.m. Buy tickets for the gala, showing + panel featuring Andrew Ahn and Joe Seo here.   By Tracy Chung   On Mother’s Day this year, my sister invited my mother and me to her place for a quiet […]

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    Interview with Writer/Director Ray Yeung on FRONT COVER

    CineVue had the singular privilege of chatting with writer/director Ray Yeung about his second feature film, FRONT COVER, which will close AAIFF ’16 on Saturday, July 30 (ticket details). FRONT COVER focuses on Ryan Fu (Jake Choi), a gay celebrity fashion stylist who has rejected his Chinese heritage and must work with closeted actor Qi Ning […]

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    The Process of Self-Seeking: A Film About Immigrants in Argentina

    By Bingying (Emma) Yi Globalization has already become a phenomenon since the end of last century. It brought flows of people, trade, and opportunities in this world as well as changed our culture and identity. As communication scholars Raka Shome and Radha S. Hegde said, “Globalization is not something that can be taken for granted,” […]

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    Flushing Today

    By Michelle Ahn Once home to notable artists and people, such as F. Scott Fitzgerald, Nancy Reagan, John Williams, and Martin Scorsese, Flushing is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens and a thriving place of continuous creativity, movement, and enterprise. Currently known for its connotation as “Little Taipei,” “Chinatown,” and “Long […]

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