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Asian film fest in Gotham gets ‘Running’ start

23rd annual installment debuts at Gould Hall

Asian CineVision, a New York-based Asian American media arts center, will present the 23rd Asian American Intl. Film Festival at the French Institute’s Florence Gould Hall July 21-23, 28 and 29.

Showcasing works by established and emerging Asian and Asian American directors, this year’s fest will kick off with the screening of Johhny To’s H.K. actioner “Running Out of Time,” starring Andy Lau, who will be on hand to present the film. Other highlights include “Buenos Aires Zero Degree”; Kwan Pun Leung and Amos Lee’s documentary of the making of Wong Kar Wai’s “Happy Together”; and “ABCD,” Krutin Patel’s debut feature starring Madhur Jaffrey.

In addition, fest will hold panel discussions featuring actors John Lone (“The Last Emperor”, “M. Butterfly”) and Sandra Oh (“The Red Violin,” “Waking the Dead”) and helmers Wonsuk Chin (“Too Tired to Die”) and Jessica Hagedorn (“Dogeaters”).

AAIFF, founded in 1978, is the world’s first and longest running showcase of Asian/Asian American cinema.

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