aaiff'10 award winners

Just wanted to throw out a little wrap-up post for the Asian American International Film Festival in New York. The ten-day festivities began with renown Filipino director Raymond Red's Manila Skies and closed with Quentin Lee's The People I've Slept With followed by weekend community screenings in Harlem and Queens.

In addition, AAIFF handed out awards, celebrating the best achievements in film and media by Asian and Asian American artists. Here's the list of winners:

One to Watch Award (for filmmakers under the age of 21)
Adam Lee for The Prodigy

Excellence in Short Filmmaking Award
Mochi directed by Chung Lee

Best Emerging Director in Documentary Feature Award
Stephanie Wang-Breal for Wo Ai Ni Mommy

Best Emerging Director in Narrative Feature Award
Hakon Liu for Miss Kicki

Audience Choice Award
9500 Liberty directed by Eric Byler and Annabel Park

For more information about the award winners, go to the AAIFF website here.

And in case you missed the Closing Night film The People I Slept With (or maybe you want to see it again), it's doing a limited theatrical release at the Clearview Chelsea starting August 13. For more information, go to The People I've Slept With website here.

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