The Journey of a Lifetime

The Journey of a Lifetime

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Coming Up Next: John Woo, Executive Director of Asian CineVision and the Asian American International Film Festival




It starts tomorrow, July 26, 2017 in New York City, USA! 

My guest on the upcoming July 29, 2017 show is Mr. John Woo, executive director of Asian CineVision and the Asian American International Film Festival. 

The 40th Asian American International Film Festival (AAIFF40), presented by Asian CineVision, announces the schedule of screenings to be held from July 26 to August 5 at various venues in Manhattan. 

AAIFF40 celebrates the variety of Asian and Asian American films and artists by presenting eight days of events. 

As the nation’s first and longest running film festival to honor the moving image work by media artists of Asian descent, AAIFF40 is proud to present 23 feature films and 63 short films in 7 shorts programs to represent 18 countries, as well as a diverse cast and range of themes.

To learn more about the full schedule of events, visit http://aaiff.org/2017.

Festival Ticket Information
For Opening, Centerpiece, and Closing Night Events, please check website for ticket details. Tickets for general admission are $15.00. Tickets for seniors (65+), students and handicapped (must present valid ID) are $11.00. Tickets for ACV members and Community Partners are $11.00. Tickets are available for purchase on AAIFF40’s website. 

General Festival Information
The Asian American International Film Festival (AAIFF) is a presentation of Asian CineVision. The festival is a celebration of inspiring Asian and Asian American works in film and media from innovative artists around the world. AAIFF40 takes place July 26 - August 5, 2017 in Manhattan venues including Village East Cinema (181-189 2nd Avenue) and Asia Society (725 Park Avenue).

About Asian CineVision:
Asian CineVision (ACV) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit media arts organization devoted to the development, exhibition, promotion, and preservation of Asian and Asian American film and video.


The 40th Asian American International Film Festival is made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on The Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State legislature, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, Asia Society, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office–New York, Taipei Cultural Center in New York, Hotel 50 Bowery, Beam Suntory, Hiro Sake, AARP, SAG-AFTRA HomeAdvisor, VividSeats, and the Friends of ACV. Incubated at the Made in NY Media Center by IFP. 


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