AFW‘s passion for film and cinema has earned the respect of the world’s most admired directors, producers, writers, actors and celebrities. This year New York Albanian Film Week welcomes the famous Hollywood producer and actor Peter Malota to the Festival screenings and events. Mr. Malota just completed his new action film “Kill’em All”, starring Peter Stormare, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Autumn Reeser; written by Jesse Cilio, Brian Smolensky, and Craig Stewart; directed by Peter Malota.
Peter Malota is best known for his appearances in films starring Jean-Claude Van Damme. He has over 40 years Tae Lwon Do/Hapkido experience. In 1984, Malota made his film debut in a small role in Furious and then played a member of a syndicate gang in the action movie Ninja Turf. In 1991, Malota began to work with Van Damme. 1991’s Double Impact, where he played an assassin with kicking skills with knives in his shoes. Nowhere to Run, in which he is seen playing the convict Van Damme tries to free, but is killed. In 1996’s The Quest. In this film, Malota puts his kicking skills to use again as he played the Spanish fighter that Van Damme fights in the tournaments. He returns as a costar in Van Dammes Honor. Over the past 26 years Peter has worked as a Fight/Stunt Coordinator on 25 films.
The festival has attracted some of the most famous guest stars, media and TV. The program is from May 26-29. The Award Ceremony will take place on the closing night on May 29th, 2017 at Producers Club Theatre at 8:30PM.
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