2013 Korean American Film Festival New York — Oct 24-26, 2013


KAFFNY is the first and only film festival in New York City showcasing the diversity of Korean American and Korean diasporic perspectives in film.  Since its inception in 2007 at the Anthology Film Archives, KAFFNY has continued to broaden its focus on emerging filmmakers to include international films by Korean and as well as non-Korean filmmakers.


Congratulations to 2013 Shorts Competition winner, Willem Lee

Congratulations to Willem Lee, director of The End of the World, winner of this year’s festival Shorts Competition. And a huge thanks to our community partner, DramaFever — who provided prizes for our winning director and audience members — for their generous support to this year’s KAFFNY.The End of the World is a short narrative [...]

KAFFNY presents staged readings of Home Entertainment on 10/30 & 11/16

In association with the Korean American Film Festival New York (KAFFNY), Ojin Lee is presenting two staged readings of her play HOME ENTERTAINMENT, directed by J.K. Musser. The reading is performed by Michael Benzinger, Ojin Lee, Yeujia Low, Jan Mizushima, and Jiro Ueno, with elements of design by Hye-Young Choi. Wednesday, October [...]

Friday: Shorts Competition and Pluto

A Friday evening not to be missed. The juried Shorts Competition at 6:30 followed by a special screening of  Shin Su-won’s PLUTO, courtesy of CJ Entertainment Korea. See you all there! Tickets $10 at the door. Arrive early and secure your seats @ Village East Cinema, 2nd Ave & 12th Street.


“Surprising and diverse in its selections, the sixth annual edition of this festival focuses on a variety of movies that Korean or Korean-American filmmakers have had a hand in. There are no geographical or thematic boundaries, so that can mean almost anything and anywhere.” -WSJ, Steve DollarTo read the review, click here

Festival Tickets Available Online Through 10/23

Heads up! Tomorrow 10/23 is the last day to purchase advance tickets through Eventbrite: http://kaffny2013.eventbrite.com/

Tickets are available inside Village East Cinema (2nd Ave & 12th St) during the festival starting at:

Thu Oct 24th @ 4:30PM
Fri Oct 25th @ 5:30PM
Sat Oct 26th @ 11:00AM

Tickets are $10 at the venue. Arrive early to get your seats!