NY Asian fest announces lineup

Pics selected by five members of Subway Cinema

“No Singing. No Dancing. No Mercy: The Films of Ram Gopal Varma” (India), “Gangster” (Malaysia) and “Duelist” (Korean) are among the 25 films to be featured at the fifth annual New York Asian Film Festival, running June 16- July 1.

Fest pics, which come from China, Malaysia, Thailand, Korea, India and Japan, were selected from some 200 Asian films by five members of the Subway Cinema, a Gotham-based film programming collective.

Anthology Film Archives in the East Village and the ImaginAsian, on the Upper East Side, will serve as fest venues.

Past fest participants include helmers Suzuki Seijun, Park Chan-Wook, Kim Ki-Duk and Johnnie To.

Advanced tickets go on sale May 26.

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