We are happy to announce that we are partnering with the Asian American International Film Festival (AAIFF).
AAIFF is the first and longest running festival in the country devoted to films by and about Asians and Asian Americans. This year, AAIFF will run from July 21 through July 30, 2016. Please visit http://aaiff.org/2016 for more information. AAIFF’s social media handle is @asiancinevision, and its hashtag this year is #aaiff2016.
The programs that we are promoting with AAIFF are…
HAPPINESS + Q&A
Kara Wai & Carlos Chan | Dir. Andy Lo | Hong Kong | 7:00pm, Tue., July 19 | Asia Society, 725 Park Ave., New York, NY 10021
Aunt Fanny, a middle-aged recluse who leads a solitary existence, takes in a homeless young man and they unexpectedly discover true friendship has the power to transcend their generation gap and her Alzheimer’s. HAPPINESS will be preceded by an optional VIP reception at 6:00pm, and then followed by a post-screening Q&A with the lead actors, Kara Wai and Carlos Chan.
Dir. Nick Spark | USA | 3:30pm, Sun., July 24 | Village East Cinema, 181-189 2nd Ave., New York, NY 10003
An expert martial artist, college graduate and motivational speaker, Jessica Cox is also the world’s only armless airplane pilot. Directed by Emmy Award winning filmmaker Nick Spark, RIGHT FOOTED follows Jessica’s extraordinary journey as she becomes a mentor and advocate for children with disabilities.
Please take advantage of our 25% Community Partner discount rate for any program at AAIFF (excluding Opening, Centerpiece, and Closing Night). Go to http://aaiff.org/2016/schedule and enter the promo code UEAAaaiff16 after you’ve added your desired ticket(s).