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Varied Korean line-up at NYC fest

2008/06/13 Source

This year's New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF) will feature: Lee Myung-se's "M",KANG Woo-suk's "Public Enemy Returns" (Gangcheoljoong: Gonggongui jeok 1-1), Heo Jin-ho's "Happiness" (Haengbok), Kim Mi-jung's "Shadows in the Palace" (Goongnyeo), Jung Byung-gil's "Action Boys" (Woori Aeksyeonbaewooda), and KIM Ji-won's "The Butcher" (Dosalja).

New York City will host the Asian festival from June 20 until July 6. Other main films include the Japanese films Then Summer Came, and Always: Sunset on Third Street and the Chinese Assembly. NYAFF also selected films from Hong Kong, Indonesia, and Thailand.

The seventh NYAFF is organized by Subway Cinema (Open the link), a New York based organization for the increased exposure of Asian cinema through annual events. It was also involved in the establishment of the New York Korean Film Festival in 2001. NYAFF is covered by leading media in the U.S., Europe, and Korea's leading film magazine Cine21.

Yi Ch'ang-ho (KOFIC)

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