2018 New York Asian Film Festival Announces Lineup

The full lineup for the 17th New York Asian Film Festival has been announced, with 58 films from China, Hong Kong, Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, South Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand.

The opening night film will be Tominaga Masanori’s Dynamite Graffiti, with the closing night film being Erik Matti‘s BuyBust. The festival will be running in New York City from June 29 – July 15.

Take a look below for the full lineup and be sure to head over to the Film Society at Lincoln Center site here for more information.

FULL LINEUP (58)
The list excludes the surprise screening.

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CHINA (7)

Co-presented with Confucius Institute Headquarters and China Institute

– Dude’s Manual (Kevin Ko, 2018)

– End of Summer (Zhou Quan, 2017) – New York Premiere

– The Ex-Files 3: The Return of the Exes (Tian Yusheng, 2017)

– Looking for Lucky (Jiang Jiachen, 2018) – International Premiere

– The Looming Storm (Dong Yue, 2017) – North American Premiere

– Old Beast (Zhou Ziyang, 2017) – New York Premiere

– Wrath of Silence (Xin Yukun, 2017) – New York Premiere

HONG KONG PANORAMA (9)

Presented with the support of Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in New York

– Beast Stalker (Dante Lam, 2008) – Tribute to Dante Lam

– The Big Call (Oxide Pang, 2017) – North American Premiere

– The Brink (Jonathan Li, 2017) – New York Premiere

– The Empty Hands (Chapman To, 2018) – New York Premiere

– House of the Rising Sons (Antony Chan, 2018) – World Premiere

– Men on the Dragon (Sunny Chan, 2018) – World Premiere

– Operation Red Sea (Dante Lam, 2018) – Tribute to Dante Lam

– Paradox (Wilson Yip, 2017) – New York Premiere

– Unbeatable (Dante Lam, 2003) – Tribute to Dante Lam

 

INDONESIA (1)

– Buffalo Boys (Mike Wiluan, 2018) – US Premiere

JAPAN (14)

– Blood of Wolves (Shiraishi Kazuya, 2018) – North American Premiere

– Dynamite Graffiti (Tominaga Masanori, 2018) – North American Premiere

– The Hungry Lion (Ogata Takaomi, 2017) – North American Premiere

– Inuyashiki (Sato Shinsuke, 2018) – North American Premiere

– Kakekomi (Harada Masato, 2015) – Tribute to Harada Masato, New York Premiere

– Kamikaze Taxi (Harada Masato, 1995) – Tribute to Harada Masato

– Liverleaf (Naito Eisuke, 2018) – North American Premiere

– Midnight Bus (Takeshita Masao, 2017) – North American Premiere

– One Cut of the Dead (Ueda Shinichiro, 2018) – North American Premiere

– River’s Edge (Yukisada Isao, 2018) – North American Premiere

– The Scythian Lamb (Yoshida Daihachi, 2017) – New York Premiere

– Sekigahara (Harada Masato, 2017) – Tribute to Harada Masato, New York Premiere

– Smokin’ on the Moon (Kanata Wolf, 2017) – International Premiere

– The Third Murder (Kore-eda Hirokazu, 2017) – New York Premiere

 

MALAYSIA (2)

– Crossroads: One Two Jaga (Nam Ron, 2018) – North American Premiere

– Dukun (Dain Said, 2018) – International Premiere

 

PHILIPPINES (6)

– BuyBust (Erik Matti, 2018) – Tribute to Erik Matti, World Premiere

– Neomanila (Mikhail Red, 2017) – New York Premiere

– On the Job (Erik Matti, 2013) – Tribute to Erik Matti

– Respeto (Treb Monteras, 2017) – North American Premiere

– Sid & Aya: Not a Love Story (Irene Villamor, 2018) – New York Premiere

– We Will Not Die Tonight (Richard Somes, 2018) – World Premiere

SOUTH KOREA (10)

– 1987: When the Day Comes (Jang Joon-hwan, 2017)

– After My Death (Kim Ui-seok, 2017) – North American Premiere

– The Age of Blood (Kim Hong-sun, 2017) – International premiere

– Counters (Lee Il-ha, 2017) – North American Premiere

– Hit the Night (Jeong Ga-young, 2017) – North American Premiere

– I Can Speak (Kim Hyeon-seok, 2017)

– Little Forest (Yim Soon-rye, 2018) – New York Premiere

– Microhabitat (Jeon Go-woon, 2017) – North American Premiere

– The Return (Malene Choi, 2018) – East Coast Premiere

– What a Man Wants (Lee Byeong-hun, 2018)

 

TAIWAN (5)

– Gatao 2: Rise of the King (Yen Cheng-kuo, 2018) – North American Premiere

– The Last Verse (Tseng Ying-ting, 2017) – New York Premiere

– Missing Johnny (Huang Xi, 2017) – New York Premiere

– On Happiness Road (Sung Hsin-yin, 2017) – North American Premiere

– The Bold, the Corrupt and the Beautiful (Yang Ya-che, 2017) – New York Premiere

 

THAILAND (3)

– Premika (Siwakorn Jarupongpa, 2017) – North American Premiere

– Sad Beauty (Bongkod Bencharongkul, 2018) – North American Premiere

– Tears of the Black Tiger (Wisit Sasanatieng, 2000)