New York Asian Film Festival 2010

Friday, June 25 ~ Thursday, July 8, 2010

The Film Society of Lincoln Center’s Walter Reade Theater


Presented by Korean Cultural Service NY and Subway Cinema

Seven Korean feature films and twelve shorts will be presented in the program of the 9th New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF), which will take place June 25 – July 8 at the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s Walter Reade Theater, and will be co-presented for the first time with The Film Society of Lincoln Center.

FEATURE FILMS
ACTRESSES <여배우들> (2009, New York Premiere)
BLADES OF BLOOD <구르믈 버서난 달처럼> (2010, International Premiere)  * Closing Night Film *
CASTAWAY ON THE MOON <김씨 표류기> (2009, New York Premiere)
CHAW <차우> (2009, North American Premiere)
A LITTLE POND <작은 연못> (2009, International Premiere)
THE SCANDAL MAKERS <과속스캔들> (2008, New York Premiere)
SECRET REUNION <의형제> (2009)

GUESTS
Director E J-Yong (이재용)
Director Lee Hey-Jun (이해준)
Short Film Director Cho Sung-Hee (조성희)

SHORT FILMS
In the 4th year of its collaboration with Mise-en-Scene's Short Film Festival – MSFF (미쟝센 단편영화제), and with the generous support of the Korean Cultural Service in New York (뉴욕한국문화원), NYAFF will present two programs of the best Korean short films from last year’s edition of MSFF.

NYAFF 2010
A total of 44 feature films from China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Thailand, and Indonesia will be screened at NYAFF 2010, including 3 World Premieres, 5 International Premieres, and 14 North American Premieres. Opening Night film: Wilson Yip’s IP MAN 2 <엽문 2>; Centerpiece Presentation: Tetsuya Nakashima’s CONFESSIONS; Closing Night Film: Lee Joon-Ik’s BLADES OF BLOOD. Other guests include Sammo Hung Kam-Bo (홍금보), Simon Yam (임달화), Bruce Leung (양소룡), Huang Bo (황발), directors Toshiaki Toyoda (토요다 토시아키), Go Shibata (시바타 고), Tetsuaki Matsue (마츠에 테츠아키), Yoshihiro Nishimura (니시무라 요시히로), and others.

About NYAFF
Launched in 2002, Subway Cinema's New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF) is North America's leading and most influential showcase for popular Asian cinema. The Festival’s program consists of new mainstream and independent/underground genre films, as well as cutting-edge arthouse titles, participating by invitation. The program also includes sidebars, mini-retrospectives, and select screenings of classic films. NYAFF is considered "one of the city’s most valuable events" by The New York Times and “one of the absolute best Asian film festivals on the planet” by Ain’t It Cool News.

For more information, and to purchase tickets, visit: www.subwaycinema.com

Miro Yoon