For its 30th anniversary, New Orleans Film Festival will showcase a slate of 232 films and close with Harriet biopic, with award-winning Burning Cane by 19-year-old Phillip Youmans as Centerpiece.
Song Lang (2018)
NAME OF FILM: SONG LANG
DIRECTOR(S): Leon Le
STARRING: Kim Chi, Isaac, Vu T. Le Thi
GENRE: Drama Film
SYNOPSIS: Set in 1980s Saigon, Song Lang is a gritty underworld noir hiding a tender, romantic heart. At the film’s core is the unlikely bond that develops between hunky, brooding Dung (Lien Binh Phat), a tough debt collector for a ruthless loan shark, and Linh Phung (popular V-pop singer Isaac), a charismatic young opera singer for a struggling company that performs cai luong, a modern form of traditional Vietnamese folk opera.
The 42nd Asian American International Film Festival taking place July 25 to August 3 in New York City, will showcase 12 narrative features, 9 documentary features, and 67 short films.
This year’s 18th edition of the New York Asian Film Festival is dubbed the “Still Too Young to Die” edition and will run June 28 to July 14, 2019.
The 38th edition of the Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF) will present 187 films from over 35 countries, from November 8 through November 18, 2018.