Jang Hyuk, Kim Hye Yoon, And Ryu Seung Ryong Announced As Award Recipients And Attendees Of New York Asian Film Festival
The New York Asian Film Festival (hereafter NYAFF) has kicked off its 20th anniversary edition!
Taking place at Film at Lincoln Center in New York City, NYAFF 2022 opened on July 15 and will run through July 31.
Jang Hyuk wins the 2022 Daniel A. Craft Award for Excellence in Action Cinema for “The Killer” and “The Swordsman,” both films by director Choi Jae Hun. Kim Hye Yoon takes the honor of the 2022 Screen International Rising Star Asia Award as the main star of director Park Ri Woong’s film “The Girl on a Bulldozer.” With his acting in actor-turned-director Cho Eun Ji‘s “Perhaps Love,” Ryu Seung Ryong receives the inaugural Best from the East Award, a distinction to honor a singularly outstanding performance in a film.
The screenings for “The Killer” and “The Swordsman” were held on July 19 with director Choi Jae Hun present at both. Jang Hyuk also attended the screening for “The Killer” and was awarded his Daniel A. Craft Award for Excellence in Action Cinema.
Check out images of him at the event below:
Kim Hye Yoon is set to attend the screening of “The Girl on a Bulldozer” on July 25 along with director Park Ri Woong. On July 26, Ryu Seung Ryong and director Cho Eun Ji will attend the screening of “Perhaps Love.”
In addition, renowned Korean director Choi Dong Hoon will meet cinema fans on July 31, the final day of the festival. Choi Dong Hoon will attend the screenings for his hit 2012 film “The Thieves” and his newest film “Alienoid,” the much-anticipated sci-fi movie starring Ryu Jun Yeol, Kim Woo Bin, Kim Tae Ri, So Ji Sub, and more.
Get the full schedule and tickets for the NYAFF 2022 here!