March 19, 2005

NYC Screenings: “Face" & "After the Apocalypse"

From the Asian American Film Newsletter-


Bertha Bay-Sa Pan's feature film "Face" opens Friday, March 18, in New York City. Catch it at the Village East Cinemas, 189 2nd Ave. (at E. 12th St.).

An interracial love story starring Bai Ling, Kristy Wu, and Treach, "Face" premiered at the 2002 Sundance Film Festival and will open theatrically in New York on March 18. The San Francisco Chronicle calls Bai Ling's portrayal of Kim in "Face" "the best performance of her eclectic international career."

Read the New York Times review
Read the Hollywood Reporter review
Read the interview with director Bertha Panl

Meanwhile, Yasuaki Nakajima’s feature film "After the Apocalypse" is screening at the Two Boots Pioneer Theater, 155 East 3rd Street (between Avenues A and B), (212) 591-0434

"After the Apocalypse" is a futuristic fable about five survivors trying to make sense of a New World after a devastating urban catastrophe challenges all their human needs. The film has screened in over 30 film festivals, including Los Angeles and SXSW.

Read the New York Times review

As is always true with scrappy independent films, the opening weekend is the most critical. So if you're looking for a movie this weekend, check out "Face" and “After the Apocalypse” and make a difference for independent and Asian American film!

Posted by ronn at March 19, 2005 08:07 AM

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