With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013

With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013
With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

ACF 1843: HIGHWAY to be showcased in MoMA's annual Asian film series

Directed by Deepak Rauniyar
Nepal, 2012, 80 minutes
When: April 25, 2013–May 01, 2013
Where: Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53 Street, NYC
The Roy and Niuta Titus Theaters

ContemporAsian, MoMA’s annual showcase of Asian cinema, features weeklong engagements of films that capture the various styles, histories, and changes in contemporary Asian filmmaking. This series includes recent independent gems by both new and established filmmakers whose work represents the rapidly transforming visual culture of the region.

The sixth season of ContemporAsian opens with the New York premiere of Highway, the first Nepalese film to premiere at the Berlin Film Festival. The most talked-about cinematic event in Nepal’s history has divided audiences at home and thrilled cineastes worldwide.

Organized by Jytte Jensen, Curator, Department of Film.