New York Asian Film Festival 2021

The 20th edition of the New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF), a hybrid event with NYAFF’s largest film lineup to date, will screen over 60 films, both virtually and in-person, to audiences in New York and across the country from August 6 – 22, 2021.

NYAFF’s 2021 lineup will include two Japanese world premieres, six international premieres, 29 North American premieres, eight U.S. premieres, and nine New York premieres, showcasing the most exciting action, comedy, drama, thriller, romance, horror, and art-house films from Japan, Hong Kong, China, South Korea, Philippines, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand, Kazakhstan, Singapore, and for the first time, Myanmar and the U.S.

Following an unprecedented year in which COVID-19 and increased violence against the Asian community in the…

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  • New Dragon Gate Inn
  • Anima
  • Escape from Mogadishu
  • Hand Rolled Cigarette
  • A Shot Through The Wall
  • Tiong Bahru Social Club
  • Under the Open Sky
  • A Leg
  • All U Need Is Love
  • As We Like It
  • Blue
  • Breakout Brothers
  • Fighter
  • From Today, It's My Turn!!: The Movie
  • Here and There
  • Hold Me Back
  • I Don’t Fire Myself
  • Joint
  • Keep Rolling
  • Midnight
  • Money Has Four Legs
  • My Missing Valentine
  • One Second Champion
  • Over the Town
  • Rising Shaolin: The Protector
  • Samjin Company English Class
  • Shadows
  • Sweetie, You Won't Believe It
  • The Con-Heartist
  • The Old Town Girls
  • The Prayer
  • The Silent Forest
  • The Way We Keep Dancing
  • Three Sisters
  • Time
  • Tonkatsu DJ Agetaro
  • Tough Out
  • Zokki