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Subway Cinema Coming Attractions:
NEW YORK ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL - Asian Films Are Go!!! (June 16 - July 1)

Visit our archive for previous editions of the NEW YORK ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL:
and 2005.

December 20 – 27, 2007

This is the last update of the year until January 2008. Goodbye! You go play in the snow now.


The ImaginAsian
WINDS OF GOD (Japan, 2007, 100 minutes)
Daily @ 1pm
A comedy-timetraveling-reincarnation movie about kamikaze pilots during World War II, this slick production may be running in several different directions at once, but it’s a heartfelt, good-looking, well-produced movie from writer/director/star/producer Masayuki Imai. A true labor of love.
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HALF MOON (Iran, 2007, 114 minutes)
Daily @ 3:30pm, 6:30pm (ends December 20)
A critically-praised film about an elderly Kurdish musician living in Iran who decides to cross the border into Iraq and hold a farewell performance. Part of the New Crowned Hope series commissioned to celebrate Mozart’s 250th Anniversary, the New York Times calls it, “...Fateful and funny, haunting and magical...”
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TAARE ZAMEEN PAR (India, 2007, 165 minutes)
Daily shows starting December 21st
A Bollywood version of DEAD POETS SOCIETY focusing on a dyslexic kid, directed by and starring the multi-talented Aamir Khan (LAGAAN). Expect to cry. A lot.
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Japan Society
NO BORDERS, NO LIMITS: 1960’s Nikkatsu Action Cinema
This retrospective screens a film a month from the Nikkatsu vaults and it’s not to be missed. The movies have had subtitles made by Subway Cinema’s very own Marc Walkow who will painstakingly run them BY HAND during the screening (we whipped him until he got the timing perfect). This is the genius period of Nikkatsu when they were turning out stylish, jet set, visually jaw-dropping films from directors like Suzuki Seijun (PRINCESS RACCOON) and you really shouldn’t miss this opportunity to see these flicks.

More to come in January 2008!

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