We are happy to partner with the Asian American International Film Festival (AAIFF) in presenting the following film! To take advantage of AABANY’s 25% discount rate for any film showing at AAIFF (excluding the Opening, Centerpiece, and Closing Night films), go to http://aaiff.org/2016/schedule and enter the promo code AABANYaaiff16 after you’ve added your desired ticket(s) to your Shopping Cart.
AAIFF is the first and longest running festival in the country devoted to films by and about Asians & Asian Americans. This year, AAIFF will run from July 21 through July 30, 2016. Please visit http://aaiff.org/2016 for more information.
BREATHIN’: THE EDDY ZHENG STORY + Q&A | Dir. Ben Wang | USA | 7:30pm, Fri., July 22 | Village East Cinema, 181-189 2nd Ave., New York, NY 10003
Arrested at 16 and tried as an adult for kidnapping and robbery, Eddy Zheng served over 20 years in California prisons and jails. Director Ben Wang’s film paints an intimate portrait of Eddy—the prisoner, the immigrant, the son, the activist—on his journey to freedom, rehabilitation and redemption.