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    • Asian CineVision Announces The 40th Asian American International Film Festival Program

      NEW YORK, NY – The 40th Asian American International Film Festival (AAIFF40), presented by Asian CineVision in association with Asia Society, announces the schedule of screenings to be held from July 26 to August 5 at Asia Society and Village East Cinema in Manhattan. As the nation’s first and longest running Asian interest film festival, […]

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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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    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.

    MAY 4 A DAY IN THE LIFE OF ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICA KICK OFF EVENT!

    To kickoff the A DAY IN THE LIFE OF ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICA project initiated by Smithsonian A/P/A Center on May 10, Asian CineVision is hosting at Ran Tea House in Brooklyn, Williamsburg on May 4. Photographers are all welcome!

    JOIN ONE DAY IN NEW YORK AND AAIFF’14!

    Partnering with ONE DAY IN NEW YORK, Asian CineVision encourages subscribers to document on April 26th the A/P/A communities and answer 10 sets of questions. Videos may be eligible for AAIFF’14.

    ACV Co-presents CAMBODIAN SON on April 27th, 2014

    Asian CineVision is proud to co-sponsor the community preview screening on April 27th (Sat) of the stunning documentary, CAMBODIAN SON, winner at CAAMFest 2014.

    TOUCH OF THE LIGHT Returns to New York on March 6, 8 and 9

    ACV proudly co-presents with ReelAbilities Film Festival the critically-acclaimed TOUCH OF THE LIGHT from Taiwan on March 6, 8 and 9 at multiple locations around New York.

    AAIFF’14 CALL FOR ENTRIES

    AAIFF’14 CALL FOR ENTRIES NOW OPEN! Check out the general guideline and submit your work!

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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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    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

    by Jackie Lam 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 […]

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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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