New York Japan CineFest to Bring 16 Short Films to Asia Society

New York Japan CineFest 2019 Wednesday, June 5 and Thursday, June 6 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:15 p.m. Asia Society – 725 Park Avenue at 70th Street Admission: $12/$10 seniors and students/$8 members Highlighting some of the most exciting new voices in cinema, New York Japan CineFest presents two nights of 16 total short films by emerging Japanese and Japanese American filmmakers. Genres span from … Continue reading New York Japan CineFest to Bring 16 Short Films to Asia Society
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Kickstarter Campaign for “A Whale of a Tale” Enters Final Days, Film Opens August 17 at Quad Cinema

There are a few days remaining in the Kickstarter campaign for A Whale of a Tale, a documentary film by New York-based Japanese filmmaker Megumi Sasaki (Herb & Dorothy). A Whale of a Tale is about the sleepy fishing town of Taiji, Japan, which suddenly found itself in the worldwide media spotlight after The Cove, a documentary denouncing the town’s longstanding whale- and dolphin-hunting traditions, … Continue reading Kickstarter Campaign for “A Whale of a Tale” Enters Final Days, Film Opens August 17 at Quad Cinema
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New York Japan CineFest 2018 at Asia Society

New York Japan CineFest 2018 Wednesday, June 6 and Thursday, June 7 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Asia Society – 725 Park Avenue at 70th Street Admission: $12/$10 seniors and students/$8 members Highlighting some of the most exciting new voices in cinema, New York Japan CineFest presents two nights of short films by emerging Japanese and Japanese-American filmmakers.   Program 1 – Wednesday, June … Continue reading New York Japan CineFest 2018 at Asia Society
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Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month at Asia Society

First Friday: Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Friday, May 4 from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Asia Society – 725 Park Avenue (at E. 70th Street) Admission: Free May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, so kick it off right with Asia Society’s biggest First Friday of the year! Enjoy free admission to Asia Society Museum’s exhibition Unknown Tibet: The Tucci Expeditions and Buddhist … Continue reading Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month at Asia Society
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Asia Society’s Spring Gala Celebrates the Arts

Asia in America: Celebration of the Arts Thursday, April 26 from 6:30 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. Asia Society – 725 Park Avenue at 70th Street Admission: $250-$2,000 Asia Society’s spring 2018 gala is one of the hottest parties of the year, honoring Asian American and Asian artists from the worlds of fashion, music, performance, and dance. Asia in America: Celebration of the Arts recognizes Asian … Continue reading Asia Society’s Spring Gala Celebrates the Arts