2014 New York Asian Film Festival and Japan Cuts (June 27- July 20)
Beginning Friday, June 27th, New York City once again will host a month-long festival of popular Asian cinema. Subway Cinema’s New York Asian Film Festival (June 27-July 14) and Japan Society’s Japan Cuts: Festival of Contemporary Japanese Cinema (July 10-20) combined will feature more than 70 different movies, world and US premieres, exclusive Q&A’s with filmmakers, and other special events. This year also marks the eighth annual collaboration between Japan Cuts and NYAFF, who will co-present several films at the Japan Society.
Film Society of Lincoln Center’s Walter Reade Theater: June 27-July 10
165 West 65th Street, Upper Level (between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue)
Box office: (212) 875-5601
America’s pre-eminent film presentation organization, The Film Society of Lincoln Center was founded in 1969 to celebrate American and international cinema, to recognize and support new filmmakers, and to enhance awareness, accessibility and understanding of the art among a broad and diverse film going audience.
Japan Society: July 10-20
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.
Asia Society: July 10-13
725 Park Avenue (at 70th Street), New York, NY 10021
Box Office: (212) 288-6400
Founded in 1956 by John D. Rockefeller 3rd, Asia Society is a nonprofit, multi-disciplinary educational institution. Asia Society Film Program presents films from Asia and by artists of Asian heritage. By presenting the most innovative and original filmmaking, the Program celebrates both established and emerging voices, and encourages critical dialogue.
For complete film lineups, schedules and other details please click on the links below: