Asian American International Film Festival Centerpiece Screening: Small TalkVIEW EVENT DETAILS
Part of the 40th Asian American International Film Festival
Presented by Asian CineVision in association with Asia Society.
Dir. by Hui-chen Huang
2016. Taiwan. 88 min. Color. Taiwanese w/ES. New York Premiere
Saturday, July 29, 2017, 7:00 pm
2017 Berlinale Taddy Jury Award winner for Best Documentary, Small Talk, is directed by and follows the life of Taiwanese filmmaker Hui-chen Huang, who knows her mother is a lesbian, but very little else about her. They live like strangers under one roof for decades, and never talk to one another. One day Hui-chen finally summons the courage to sit down with her mother and make conversation. But is she ready to hear what she has to say? Hui-chen Huang and producer Diana Chiawen Lee will attend the New York premiere.
Followed by a 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.
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