Magazine article Screen International

Screen's Asian Rising Stars Revealed by NYAFF

Magazine article Screen International

Screen's Asian Rising Stars Revealed by NYAFF

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Celebrating its 15th anniversary this year, the New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF, June 22 - July 9) has selected Japan's Go Ayano, China's Jelly Lin [pictured left] and the Philippines' Teri Malvar [pictured right] as the recipients of the Screen International Rising Star Asia awards.

Ayano, recognised by NYAFF for his range, has recently played a Machiavellian fixer in A Bride for Rip Van Winkle, Japan's most corrupt cop in Twisted Justice and one of three suspects of a heinous crime in murder-mystery Rage.

Jelly Lin is being recognised as a gifted comedienne for her debut in Stephen Chow's The Mermaid. She also stars in two high-profile upcoming films: Guo Jingming's L.O.R.D. and Tsui Hark's sequel to Chow's Journey To The West: Conquering The Demons. …

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