Massive Asian Film Festival Returns to New York City
Beginning this month, New York City plays host to 24 days of Asian cinema. Subway Cinema’s New York Asian Film Festival (June 19- July 5) and Japan Society’s JAPAN CUTS: Festival of New Japanese Films (June 30 – July 12) combined will feature more than 50 movies, exclusive Q&A’s with filmmakers, and other special events. This year also marks the third collaboration between JAPAN CUTS and NYAFF, who will co-present seven films at the Japan Society from July 1-5.
The IFC Center
323 Sixth Avenue (between 3rd and 4th Streets)
New York, NY 10014
Box office: (212) 924-7771
The IFC Center is the ultimate entertainment space for New Yorkers seeking out the best in foreign and independent film. Located in the heart of Manhattan’s world-famous Greenwich Village neighborhood, the IFC Center (formerly the historic Waverly Theater) opened its doors in June 2005, after a four-year renovation. This stylish juxtaposition of landmark heritage and ultra-modern amenities features state-of-the-art theaters and a chic and flexible restaurant space.
333 East 47th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) – Lila Acheson Wallace Auditorium
New York, NY 10017
Box Office: (212) 715-1258
Japan Society is the premier producer of high-quality content on Japan for the United States, offering over one hundred events annually in the performing and visual arts, business and policy sector, and education fields, as well as publications and online forums. Over the course of more than a century, Japan Society has evolved into an internationally recognized nonprofit, nonpolitical organization that provides access to information on Japan, offers opportunities to experience Japanese culture, and fosters sustained and open dialogue on issues important to the U.S., Japan, and East Asia.
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