Plan Your Visit  

Film
26 Jul 2019
6:30 - 8:15 p.m.
THE UGLY MODEL examines the paradox of a handsome male model who feels ashamed, ugly and emasculated because of his Asian ethnicity in America.
Film
26 Jul 2019
8:30 - 10:15 p.m.
FRESH KILL centers around a non-nuclear family anchored by mothers Claire, Shareen, and their daughter Honey, caught up in a wild ride involving corporate conspiracies, pollution and community activism.
Film
27 Jul 2019
12:30 - 2 p.m.
72 Hour Shootout is a global filmmaking competition where filmmaking teams have 72 hours to write, shoot, edit, and complete short films up to five minutes in length.
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Plan Your Visit

Events

Film
25 Jul 2019
7 - 11 p.m.
Opening night film screening and reception for the Asian American International Film Festival. YELLOW ROSE is the story of an undocumented Filipino girl who dreams of one day leaving her small Texas town to pursue her country music dreams.
Film
26 Jul 2019
6:30 - 8:15 p.m.
THE UGLY MODEL examines the paradox of a handsome male model who feels ashamed, ugly and emasculated because of his Asian ethnicity in America.
Film
26 Jul 2019
8:30 - 10:15 p.m.
FRESH KILL centers around a non-nuclear family anchored by mothers Claire, Shareen, and their daughter Honey, caught up in a wild ride involving corporate conspiracies, pollution and community activism.
Film
27 Jul 2019
12:30 - 2 p.m.
72 Hour Shootout is a global filmmaking competition where filmmaking teams have 72 hours to write, shoot, edit, and complete short films up to five minutes in length.
Film
27 Jul 2019
2:15 - 4 p.m.
These short films show the beautiful depth of the queer Asian diaspora, exploring issues beyond gender identity, sexuality or race.
Film
27 Jul 2019
5 - 6:45 p.m.
EMPTY BY DESIGN is a feature film about the struggle of identity experienced living and growing up in multiple places surrounded by different cultures, and what it means to call a place home. 
Film
27 Jul 2019
7:30 - 10 p.m.
Asian American International Film Festival Centerpiece Film Screening and Reception, Ms. Purple. The story of Kasie and Carey, siblings raised in Los Angeles' Koreatown, who attempt to mend their relationship over their father's death bed.
Film
28 Jul 2019
12:30 - 1:45 p.m.
RITUALS OF RESISTANCE looks at the evolving generational responses by pacifist Tibetans under 65 years of Chinese occupation.
Film
28 Jul 2019
2:30 - 4:15 p.m.
Things aren't always as they seem in these genre shorts. What begins as everyday, quickly becomes an exploration of legends, beasts, future technologies, alter egos, and the supernatural.
Film
28 Jul 2019
4:35 - 6:30 p.m.
A diverse slate of shorts created by New York-based filmmakers.
Film
28 Jul 2019
6:45 - 8:45 p.m.
Set in New York City's Chinatown, an ornery, chain-smoking Chinese grandma goes all in at the casino, landing herself on the wrong side of luck—and in the middle of a gang war.  
Film
28 Jul 2019
9 - 11 p.m.
A future reliant on solar energy falls into chaos after the sun disappears, forcing a reclusive astronomer and his bubbly neighbor out of the city.
Film
03 Aug 2019
12:15 - 2 p.m.
Whether it be biological or chosen, family is powerful. These shorts explore how generations come together; clash and grow, for better or for worse. 
Film
03 Aug 2019
2:30 - 4 p.m.
Filmmaker Jason DaSilva negotiates fatherhood while dealing with progressive multiple sclerosis in this autobiographical film.
Film
03 Aug 2019
4:30 - 6:15 p.m.
Three strangers accidentally discover the solution to their problems lies in a single pregnancy test.
Film
03 Aug 2019
7 - 11 p.m.
Closing night film screening and reception for the Asian American International Film Festival. In Happy Cleaners, the Choi family struggles to keep the family dry cleaning business afloat, amidst other daily struggles.
Discussion
15 Aug 2019
8:30 - 10 a.m.
Join us for a special discussion with Hong Kong legislators Dennis Kwok and Alving Yeung, as they share their insights into the future of Hong Kong's political landscape as the protests continue.
Special Event
09 Sep 2019
6 - 9 p.m.
Through painting, installation, photography, and video, the artist Xiaoze Xie traces the history of banned books in China at this Members-Only preview of the exhibition "Xiaoze Xie: Objects of Evidence."
Special Event
18 Sep 2019
11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Jaipur Literature Festival—described as "the greatest literary show on Earth"—returns to New York City.
Discussion
28 Sep 2019
1 - 3 p.m.
Discussion with artist Xiaoze Xie and invited experts on censorship in China and around the world.
Meet the Author
01 Oct 2019
6:30 - 8 p.m.
Fatima Bhutto offers a vivid look at the popular culture emerging from the East, challenging America’s soft power dominance.
Meet the Author
14 Oct 2019
6:30 - 8 p.m.
The quintessential global wanderer Pico Iyer reflects on a lifetime living part time in Japan.
Meet the Author
21 Oct 2019
6:30 - 8 p.m.
Oncologist and professor of medicine Azra Raza appears in conversation with Siddhartha Mukherjee (The Emperor of All Maladies) about her book The First Cell: And the Human Costs Pursuing Cancer to the Last, forthcoming October 2019.
Special Event
24 Oct 2019
1:30 - 3 p.m.
It’s one of the highlights of the Asia Society calendar: The day we honor the annual class of Asia Game Changers – a remarkable group of leaders who are transforming Asia and the world.
Special Event
30 Oct 2019
6:30 - 8 p.m.
Join us for Asia Society's signature series "President's Forum" with Josette Sheeran hosting Ambassador William Burns, President of the Carnegie Endowment of International Peace and one of the most respected American diplomats of his time.