GSU’s Dunwoody Campus Hosts Atlanta Asian Film Festival

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The Georgia State University Dunwoody Campus will be the screening site for the 14th annual Atlanta Asian Film Festival, beginning Saturday, Oct. 13.

The festival, which kicks off Friday, Oct. 12, with a gala premiere at the Atlanta Tech Center in Peachtree Corners, features nine films from a range of Asian countries, including the Philippines, Japan, China, Vietnam, Korea and India.

Among the films shown during a double matinee Saturday, Oct. 13, is the Vietnamese documentary, “Nail It,” (2 p.m.) about the rise of the Vietnamese manicure industry in the United States, and the stop-motion animation film, “Isle of Dogs,” (3 p.m.) a Cannes Film Festival nominee. All films have English subtitles.

The AAFF films will be screened at the Dunwoody Campus, 2101 Womack Road, Dunwoody.

All films will be in the NC Building, Room 1100 (auditorium) and are free for Georgia State students, faculty and staff with ID, and $8 for non-Georgia State individuals.

The festival is sponsored by Dunwoody Campus Asia clubs, the Georgia Asian Times, the National Association of Chinese-Americans and Turner.

For information, a schedule and tickets, go to www.atlaff.org

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