Asian American International Film Festival Closing Screening: Free and EasyVIEW EVENT DETAILS
Part of the 40th Asian American International Film Festival
Presented by Asian CineVision in association with Asia Society.
Free and Easy
Dir. by Geng Jun
2016. China. 97 min. Color. Mandarin with English Subtitles. New York Premiere.
Saturday, August 5, 2017, 7:00 pm
Free and Easy, screened by 2017 Sundance World Cinema Dramatic Competition section, tells the story of a traveling soap salesman whose arrival in a desolate Chinese town coincides with a crime that sets the strange residents against each other with tragicomic results. Directed by Geng Jun, Free and Easy is a “deadpan look at petty criminals in a small town in China's wintry Northeast.” (The Hollywood Reporter).
Followed by Closing Night Reception.
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The 40th Asian American International Film Festival runs from July 26 to August 5 with screenings at Asia Society and Cinema Village East.
The Asian American International Film Festival (AAIFF) premiered in the summer of 1978 in New York City answering a growing need for social understanding, cultural diversity in American life, and independent cinema. AAIFF is the first festival in the U.S. to showcase film and video work by artists of the Asian Diaspora. Forty years later, the AAIFF has grown to include films and video from more than 30 countries, a variety of topical panels and workshops, industry mixers, staged readings, exclusive interviews, receptions and more.
Presented with Asian CineVision, Cinema Village, and Flushing Town Hall.
Asia Society 725 Park Ave New York, NY 10021