18th New York Asian Film Festival 2019

The New York Asian Film Festival returns to the Big Apple from June 28 to July 11 at the Lincoln Center, celebrating its 18th edition…

  • Review

    Kokdu: A Story of Guardian Angels

    Kim Tae-yong and the National Gugak Center combine theatre, film, and live music for a truly cinematic experience…

    4 stars
  • Review

    Wushu Orphan

    A charming, clever, and fresh vision from a young filmmaker that will leave you grinning…

    5 stars
  • Review

    Han Dan

    Fireworks and fistfights light up Huang Chao-liang’s tale of violent redemption…

    3 stars
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    G Affairs

    From its striking opening onwards, this is an unusual and interesting exploration of the gritty side of Hong Kong society…

    3.5 stars
  • Review

    The Miracle Fighters

    An unabashedly silly and endlessly fun feature from a legend of Hong Kong cinema…

    5 stars
  • Interview

    Kenneth Lim Dagatan interview: “I call it ‘elevator horror'”

    A pioneer of Filipino slow-burn horror discusses his take on the genre in his feature debut Ma

  • Review

    Maggie

    An X-ray of a couple having sex in a hospital causes mass confusion and weirdness in Yi Ok-seop’s feature debut…

    1.5 stars
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    Ma

    An unconventionally eerie Filipino horror from promising newcomer Kenneth Lim Dagatan…

    2.5 stars
  • Review

    The Fatal Raid

    ‘Girls with guns’ are back with Jade Leung at the helm, but this misfire is unlikely to create any new fans…

    2 stars
  • Interview

    Huang Huang interview: “Halfway through filming my first feature, we ran out...

    We speak with the man behind the whip-smart, original, and effortlessly funny Wushu Orphan

  • Interview

    George Hu interview: “It felt really good to exert some of the...

    We speak with the native New Yorker about his most recent film and what the future has in store…

  • Review

    The Fable

    Seriously entertaining live-action Manga adaptation, that mixes unsubtle comedy with stylish violence…

    4 stars
  • Interview

    Huang Chao-Liang interview: “There are little bits of explosive scars here”

    We talk to the director about his tale of rivalry, violence, redemption, and Taiwanese folklore…

  • Review

    Mr. Long

    Sabu’s new masterpiece is a whirlwind of emotions bound to leave you impressed…

    4.5 stars
  • Review

    Move the Grave

    A wonderful debut feature that interrogates the strength of the ties that bind families together…

    4 stars
  • Review

    Walk With Me

    Michelle Wai shines in this odd supernatural melodrama…

    3 stars
  • Interview

    Yuen Woo-ping interview: “I require that they already have high-level skills in...

    We sit down with the legendary Hong Kong film director and choreographer at NYAFF…