Boston Asian American Film Festival (BAAFF)

NAME OF FESTIVAL: Boston Asian American Film Festival (BAAFF)

SINCE: 2008

WHERE: Boston, MA

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

The Boston Asian American Film Festival (BAAFF) empowers Asian Americans through film by showcasing Asian American experiences and serving as a resource to filmmakers and the Greater Boston Community. BAAFF is a production of the Asian American Resource Workshop.

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The Revenge of the Green Dragons, produced by Martin Scorsese, to Open Boston Asian American Film Festival

The Revenge of the Green Dragons, produced by Martin Scorsese, to Open Boston Asian American Film Festival

The Revenge of the Green DragonsThe Revenge of the Green Dragons

The Revenge of the Green Dragons, produced by Martin Scorsese, makes its Boston debut on October 23rd as the opening night film of Boston Asian American Film Festival (BAAFF). The film will be released in theaters the following day. It is co-directed by Andrew Lau, whose Internal Affairs was remade into the Oscar-winning movie The Departed, and Andrew Loo. It explores the dark world of Asian American gang life in 1980s and ‘90s New York City. A few of the cast members of “Dragons” will be present at its screening at the Brattle Theatre, including Shuya Chang (Casse-tête Chinois, Karma: A Very Twisted Love Story), Shing Ka (The Manchurian Candidate, God’s Land, Grand Gesture), Celia Au(Detachment, The Unity of All Things, Sonic), Carl Li (Math Warriors, Loveless, Pistol Whipped), and Richard Lam.