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Art | May 2, 2014 |

ContemporAsianAtsushi Funahashi, Sakura Namiki no Mankai no Shita ni (Cold Bloom), 2012

ContemporAsian

The Museum of Modern Art presents the seventh season of ContemporAsian, an ongoing series showcasing films that get little exposure outside of their home countries or on the international festival circuit, but which engage the various styles, histories, and changes in Asian cinema, from April 21 to August 31, 2014, in the Roy and Niuta Titus Theaters.

ContemporAsianMohammad Rasoulof,  Manuscripts Don’t Burn, 2013

This year’s selection, which includes films from Hong Kong, Iran, South Korea, and Japan, culminates in Lens on Tibet, a dedicated look at contemporary Tibetan film. ContemporAsian is organized by Jytte Jensen, Curator, Department of Film. Lens on Tibet is organized by Sally Berger, Assistant Curator, Department of Film, and Paola Vanzo, Director of Communications and Development, and Kristina Dy-Liacco, Librarian, Trace Foundation. ContemporAsian‘s seventh season opens with Bends (2013), Flora Lau’s classical drama, which debuted in the Cannes Film Festival’s Un Certain Regard section.

ContemporAsianFlora Lau, Bends, 2013.  Hong Kong
In May, Atsushi Funahashi’s Sakura Namiki no Mankai no Shita ni (Cold Bloom), tells an achingly beautiful tale of grief and forgiveness in post-Fukushima Japan. Making its New York debut in June, the explosive Dast-Neveshtehaa Nemisoosand (Manuscripts Don’t Burn) (2013) – the latest from Iran’s great dissident filmmaker Mohammad Rasoulof – will be presented in collaboration with the film’s U.S. distributor, Kino Lorber. Produced clandestinely to circumvent a 20-year filmmaking ban passed down by the Iranian authorities, the film draws from the true story of the government’s attempted 1995 murder of several prominent writers and intellectuals.

ContemporAsianFlora Lau, Director of Bends

In July, MoMA presents South Korean newcomer Su-jin Lee’s Han Gong-Ju (2013), the bold and impressive tale of a young teenager grappling with her dark past. Finally, in August, the series turns a Lens on Tibet with a 13 film program of recent Tibetan documentary and narrative films. Lens on Tibet includes the world premiere of Tashi Chopel’s The Son of a Herder (2014), an unembellished portrait of the life of a plateau herder in eastern Tibet’s remote Zehok region.

April 21 – April 27: Bends, 2013, China, (97 min). Written and Directed by Flora Lau. In Cantonese, Mandarin; English subtitles.
May 16 – May 22: Sakura Namiki no Mankai no Shita ni (Cold Bloom), 2012, Japan, (120 min). Directed by Atsushi Funahashi. In Japanese; English subtitles.
June 13 – June 19: Manuscripts Don’t Burn, 2013, Iran, (127 min). Directed by Mohammad Rasoulof. In Farsi; English subtitles .

more. www.moma.org

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