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    • AAIFF40! 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. Forty […]

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    • Be A Sponsor of AAIFF40!

      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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    • ACV Presents: Chinese Art Film Festival 中国艺术电影展 (August 5-6)

        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 […]

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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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    Nov 14 ACV COPRESENTS THE THEATRICAL OPENING OF BRAHMIN BULLS

    ACV proudly co-presents the opening of BRAHMIN BULLS on Fri., Nov. 14 with director Pailoor and star Ramamurthy (HEROES) to attend.

    Nov 7 & 8 TRANSIT Screens at OTHER ISRAEL FILM FESTIVAL NYC

    AAIFF’14 Centerpiece, Filipino entry to the 2014 Oscars TRANSIT screens at Other Israel FF in NYC on Nov 7 and 8. Special discount to ACV subscribers!

    Oct 21 ACV Co-presents REVENGE OF THE GREEN DRAGONS with MOMI

    ACV co-presents REVENGE OF THE GREEN DRAGONS on Oct 21st at the Museum of the Moving Image. Directors and cast in attendance.

    ACV CO-PRESENTS A PICTURE OF YOU ON JUNE 21, 2014

    ACV co-presents AAIFF alum J.P. Chan’s successful feature debut A PICTURE OF YOU on Saturday June 21 6pm.

    ACV CO-PRESENTS TO BE TAKEI ON JUNE 15, 2014

    ACV proudly co-presents TO BE TAKEI, a documentary on Star Trek icon, LGBT Activist, and guest Howard Stern announcer, George Takei, as part of the Human Rights Watch Film Festival on June 15.

    ACV CO-PRESENTS 9-MAN ON MAY 20TH 2014

    ACV is proud to co-present with Stranger Than Fiction and NYU A/P/A Institute the much anticipated documentary 9-MAN by NYC’s very own Ursula Shih Liang on May 20th, 2014.

    CineVue

    Interview with Mabel Cheung and Alex Law of A TALE OF THREE CITIES

    CineVue got the chance to talk with world-famous Hong Kong director, Mabel Cheung and her long-time producer, Alex Law, on their 2015 film entitled A TALE OF THREE CITIES. The epic film is based on the love story of Jackie Chan’s parents against the background of the Sino-Chinese War and the Chinese Cultural Revolution. AAIFF […]

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    Interview with Roshnee Desai, Director of COVER UP

    The short film COVER UP explores the subconsciousness of a woman traveling alone at night in urban India through mixed media. By employing animated images, abstract visual aides, and a stripped-down voiceover, director Roshnee Desai has created a narrative that’s as compelling as it is captivating. COVER UP was screened at AAIFF ’16 on July 23, […]

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    Interview with Director Tobias Reeuwijk of 1000 HANDS OF THE GURU

    The Kingdom of Bhutan is the only remaining Vajrayana Buddhist country in the world at present. What sets them apart from other Buddhists across Asia is their incorporation of the thangka, intricately painted scrolls, in meditation. This art form is an integral part of Bhutanese culture, but there aren’t many artists today that can properly preserve […]

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    Interview with Director Andrew Ahn and Actor Joe Seo of SPA NIGHT

    Andrew Ahn’s debut feature film SPA NIGHT explores its protagonist David’s Korean Americaness through his sexual exploration in Korean spas. David (Joe Seo) wrestles with the expectations of his struggling immigrant parents (Youn Ho Cho and Haerry Kim), as they all come to terms with their place in Los Angeles’ Koreatown. SPA NIGHT, which won Seo the Sundance […]

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    Interview with Dianne Griffin and Erica Jordan, Producers/Directors of PAINTED NAILS

    In the feature film PAINTED NAILS, Van Hoang, a Vietnamese immigrant and nail salon owner, becomes one of the first workers in decades to testify against the cosmetic industry before Congress, after discovering that her two miscarriages were caused by cosmetic toxins. The documentary presents a touching story about the journey of an immigrant family, and […]

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    Interview with Director Tadashi Nakamura of MELE MURALS

    What is graffiti? Art? Rebellion? Expression? For artists Estria Miyashiro (a.k.a Estria) and John Hina (a.k.a Prime), graffiti has become a conduit for connecting with Hawaiian culture. Alongside a group of Native Hawaiian youth from the rural community of Waimea, the pair create a mural that changes the community’s landscape and, unexpectedly, helps them rediscover […]

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