Tag: New York Asian Film Festival

The Hungry Lion (Japan, 2017) [NYAFF 2018]

The Hungry Lion is the fourth feature from Fukuoka-born indie filmmaker Takaomi Ogata. Each of his films addresses pressing social issues faced by modern Japan....

The Third Murder (Japan, 2017) [NYAFF 2018]

Hirokazu Kore-eda recently won the 2018 Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival for his latest film, Shoplifters, receiving mainstream media attention from many outlets...

Close-Knit (Japan, 2017) [NYAFF 2017]

It has been five years since Naoko Ogigami’s last film, but her latest continues the thematic strand of challenging normative notions of belonging and finding/forging...