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    THE OLD TOWN GIRLS 兔子暴力 (Shen Yu 2020)...

    THE OLD TOWN GIRLS 兔子暴力 (Shen Yu 2020)

    To a lower tier Chinese industrial city comes a flighty but glamorous mother to see her long abandoned teenage daughter, and brings big trouble. Debut by a...
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    Comments: NYFF #20. ...

    Comments: NYFF #20.

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    OUDAI KOJIMA (JOINT)

    I found most of the films I chose to screen in this year's NYAFF interesting, as I have before. This is a...
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    New York Asian Film Festival Aug. 6-Sept. 22,...

    New York Asian Film Festival Aug. 6-Sept. 22, 2021
    Aug. 6-22, 2021

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    FESTIVAL COVERAGE THREAD (FOR REVIEWS)

    LINKS TO THE REVIEWS

    A BALANCE 由宇子の天秤...
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    After the NYAFF closing day (Aug. 22, 2021) ...

    After the NYAFF closing day (Aug. 22, 2021)




    The Uncaged Award for best feature went to Cao Jinling’s Anima (Which I missed.) This one is Chinese and is issue-driven, as JOINT, I guess,...
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    JUNK HEAD (Takahide Hori 2017)...

    JUNK HEAD (Takahide Hori 2017)

    Stop-motion animation of a post-apocalyptic world where a human is sent to a lively, dangerous netherworld to save a human race that's gained endless life but lost...
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    THE FABLE: THE KILLER WHO DOESN'T KILL ザ・ファブル...

    THE FABLE: THE KILLER WHO DOESN'T KILL ザ・ファブル 殺さない殺し屋 (Kan Eguchi 2021)

    A sequel to the NYAFF 2019 centerpiece film, Fable, again based on the manga of Katsuhisa Minami, about the fabulous yakuza...
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    MY MISSING VALENTINE 消失的情人節 (Chen Yu-Hsun 2020)...

    MY MISSING VALENTINE 消失的情人節 (Chen Yu-Hsun 2020)

    A magic realist romcom that won the most awards at Taiwan's "Oscars," the Golden Horse Awards, last year, and when you see it you'll see why. ...
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    A LEG 腿 (Chang Yaosheng 2020)...

    A LEG 腿 (Chang Yaosheng 2020)

    Estranged from her husband, this widow stubbornly struggles to get his amputated limb back from the hospital to cremate the whole body together. As that plays out,...
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    THREE SISTERS 세 자매 (Lee Seung-won 2020)...

    THREE SISTERS 세 자매 (Lee Seung-won 2020)

    Extreme emotions and extreme dysfunctionality among three grown siblings whose maladjustments have made them each very different. The climax is at a...
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    SAMJIN COMPANY ENGLISH CLASS 삼진그룹 영어토익반 (Lee...

    SAMJIN COMPANY ENGLISH CLASS 삼진그룹 영어토익반 (Lee Jong-pil 2020)

    An ensemble piece about women in the workplace in 1995 Korea who conduct an investigation of corporate corruption. Entertaining but not...
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    A SONG FOR YOU 他与罗耶戴尔 (Dukar Tserang 2020)...

    A SONG FOR YOU 他与罗耶戴尔 (Dukar Tserang 2020)

    A swashbuckling young nomad tries to make it as a Tibetan pop singer. Good star, atmosphere. Jia Zhangke produced. But those looking for the...
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    HOLD ME BACK ( Akiko Ohku 2020)...

    HOLD ME BACK ( Akiko Ohku 2020)

    Mitsuko and Tada get together - very tentatively - in this Japanese style rom-com about shy Tokyo office workers on the edge of thirty. There's a trip to Rome -...
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    UNDER THE OPEN SKY すばらしき世界 (Miwa Nishikawa 2020)...

    UNDER THE OPEN SKY すばらしき世界 (Miwa Nishikawa 2020)

    Koreeda's former assistant's flawed, but memorable, saga of an ex-con trying to live a straight life is elevated by the lead performance of the...
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    ZOKKI (Takumi Saitoh, Naoto Takenaka, Takayuki...

    ZOKKI (Takumi Saitoh, Naoto Takenaka, Takayuki Yamada 2020)

    No, manga isn't all cute spiky-haired boys and girls like we see in Takahiro Horie's Sensei, Would You Sit Beside Me?, also in this...
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    SENSEI, WOULD YOU SIT BESIDE ME?...

    SENSEI, WOULD YOU SIT BESIDE ME? 先生0、私の隣に座っていただけませんか?(Takahiro Horie 2021)

    A cute manga-artist couple with problems of fidelity and creativity start blurring the line between reality and...
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    A BALANCE 由宇子の天秤 (Yujiro Harumoto 2020)...

    A BALANCE 由宇子の天秤 (Yujiro Harumoto 2020)

    A little over-long and with a plot parallelism that's somewhat gratuitous; but with those reservations, a brilliant, compulsively watchable investigative...
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    TIME 殺出個黃昏 (Ricky Ko, 2021)...

    TIME 殺出個黃昏 (Ricky Ko, 2021)

    This film stars three well known Hong Kong actors of a certain age (ranging from 57 to 84) playing a team of former hitmen in a combined comedy and social commentary...
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    2021 New York Asian Film Festival ...

    2021 New York Asian Film Festival

    INTRODUCTDORY TRAILER

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    BLUE ブルー ( Keisuke Yoshida 2021)...

    BLUE ブルー ( Keisuke Yoshida 2021)

    Meticulous, loving, brutally honest picture of boxing. Goes the extra mile. Not formally innovative in any way though.
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    JOINT ジョイント (Oudai Kojima 2020)...

    JOINT ジョイント (Oudai Kojima 2020)

    The director, who is only 27 and grew up from age three to 13 in New York City then was educated in Japan, has not escaped from yakuza movie conventions but has...
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    BOOK OF THE FISH 자산어보 (Lee Joon-ik 2021)...

    BOOK OF THE FISH 자산어보 (Lee Joon-ik 2021)

    B&W Korean historical film set in the early 1800's about the meeting of a learned high born Christian in exile on an island and the bright fisherman he...
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    LAST OF THE WOLVES akA BLOOD OF THE WOLVES II...

    LAST OF THE WOLVES akA BLOOD OF THE WOLVES II 孤狼の血 LEVEL2 (Kazuya Shiraishi 2021)

    Second film in a franchise based on novels of Yűko Yuzuki that is unusual today from Japan, a yakuza genre...
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    Getting off to a late start; the festival is in...

    Getting off to a late start; the festival is in its sixth day.

    OVER THE TOWN 街の上で (Rikiya Imaizumi 2020)

    Imaizumi is a prolific maker of youth-focused romantic comedies with 16 features and...
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    Centerpiece and Closing Night films of the 2021 NYAFF (Aug. 6-22)

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    THE NEW YORK ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL...
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    NYAFF: more detail ...

    NYAFF: more detail

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    TRAILER

    New York, NY (July 16, 2021) – The New York Asian Film Foundation and Film...
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