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November 5, 1999 • FilmComments Off on About:

The Asian Film Foundation (AFF) was established in 1999 as a nonprofit 501(c) 3 corporation to raise awareness of and appreciation for Asian culture through film in the U.S. “We are a small but committed group of volunteers whose passion for Asian films and fascination for their cultures have brought us together. Our primary purpose is …

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Hong Kong Film Basics (1999)

January 3, 1999 • Culture, Film, LifestyleComments Off on Hong Kong Film Basics (1999)

Why are they all subtitled? Hong Kong films are made in Cantonese by an industry whose primary audience is in Hong Kong, the rest of Asia second. The fact that the rest of the world has discovered these films and continues to watch them does not appear to be