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iW NEWS | Asian American Festival Sets Program

iW NEWS | Asian American Festival Sets Program

The 2008 Asian American International Film Festival has announced it will open on July 10, 2008, with the East Coast premiere of Wayne Wang‘s “Princess of Nebraska, and close July 19, 2008, with Jessica Yu‘s “Ping Pong Playa.” Based in New York City, the festival will also showcase the U.S. premiere of Ed Radtke‘s “The Speed of Life as its Centerpiece Presentation, and include nine additional narrative feature films, including “Always Be Boyz,” “The Drummer,” “Half-Life” and “Slingshot,” and nine documentaries, including “Beyond The Fear, Women of Tibet: A Quiet Revolution,” “The Killing of a Chinese Cookie,” and “Megumi.” [Peter Knegt]

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