Friday, June 10, 2011

11 Korean films invited to New York Asian Film Festival

Man From Nowhere

Battlefield Heroes
Eleven Korean movies have been invited to the Asian Film Festival to be held in New York next month.

According to the official website of the festival on Friday, "Battlefield Heroes" "Bedevilled," "The Chaser," "City of Violence," "Foxy Festival," "Haunters," "The Man from Nowhere," "MSFF Shorts," "The Recipe," 


The Chaser

"Troubleshooter," The Unjust" and "The Yellow Sea" will be shown at the 2011 New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF) in New York from July 1 to 14.


The Yellow Sea

The fest will feature a category titled "SEA OF REVENGE: NEW KOREAN THRILLERS," presented in association with the Korean Cultural Service New York, which will show "The Unjust," "Bedevilled," "The Chaser," "Haunters," "The Man From Nowhere," "Troubleshooter" and "The Yellow Sea" also chosen as the closing film.


Korean directors Na Hong-jin, Ryoo Seung-wan, Kwok Hyeok-jae and Lee Joon-ik will also attend the film fest.
The City of Violence

Foxy Festival


The New York Asian Film Festival was first held in 2002 that feature contemporary and classic movies under the horror, gangster/crime, martial arts and action genre from Eastern and Southeast Asia including Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, China and Thailand.

Previous films that won at the fest include "My Sassy Girl" and "Please Teach Me English" for the audience award in 2002 and 2004, respectively.

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