'Asian World Fest to Screen Oscar, Golden Globe Foreign-Language

to Screen Oscar, Golden Globe Foreign-Language

During the

pandemic, the 2020 edition was delayed to spring 2021

The festival

will highlight pictures from more than 50 countries across Asia

It is

unique in that it predominantly screens works that have been submitted to the Oscars and

“It’s a

real passion for me, and our goal is to put a spotlight on all

Korean cinema,

in particular, has been leading the charge in many ways, and the success of ‘Parasite’

But in

general, many Asian films are outside of the comfort zones of most viewers, so we

9 features

the world premiere of In-Ho Hwang’s “Decibel” (South Korea), which will be held at the

10, there

will be a Taiwan Film Day screening of the Oscar-submitted “Goddamned Asura,” from filmmaker Yi’an

Special screenings

during the festival include Lee Jung-jae’s “Hunt” (South Korea) and the U

premiere of

Belgian/Moroccan “Rebel,” from “Bad Boys for Life” duo Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah

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