Second Wave: More NYAFF news fit to print. This year’s festival will open with the international premiere of Ryoo Seung-wan’s tense political thriller ESCAPE FROM MOGADISH; it will include the North American premiere of Fruit Chan’s new horror masterwork COFFIN HOMES; and it will launch a new Asian American Focus selection. And there is sooooo much more, from August 6 to August 22, 2021. By Gregg W. Morris
From the deadly serious to the gleefully absurd, from the disquieting to the freaky, NYAFF continues to celebrate the most vibrant and provocative cinema out of Asia today.
BLOOD OF WOLVES (KORO ORÔ NO CHI) is a kinetically charged yakuza movie with over the top, stylishly done frenetic scenes of sex (good, bad, naughty), violence, depravity, debauchery and dehumanization, all inextricably connected to systemic police corruption. The result is a topnotch cop-crime story.
Continuing video preview of NYAFF 2018! Festival dates are June 29 to July 15
2018 NYAFF list.
From vicious, life-destroying phone scams to balletic battles between equally corrupt cops and yakuza, NYAFF offers films that reflect on contemporary society while offering extreme genre pleasures.
Action trailer about Hong Kong films at the NYAFF.