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Justin Chon Nominated for Spirit Award

posted by Randall


We always knew Justin Chon was someone to watch.

Now Hollywood’s elite is acknowledging it too.

The actor and director has been nominated for a Spirit Award in the category of “Kiehl’s Someone to Watch”for his film Gook.

The both humorous and emotionally riveting film about the Koreatown riots in Los Angeles in 1992 manages … Read more

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Apr 28, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Gook Tells a Timely Poignant Story of Black-Asian Relations

Gook Tells a Timely Poignant Story of Black-Asian Relations

posted by Mandy Day
Gook screening at SDAFF

Alex Chi, Ben Munoz and James Yi at screening of Gook at the San Diego Asian Film Festival.
Photo by John Pascasio

By Mandy Day

For those of us whose love of film often intertwines with our involvement in social justice issues,  we often need reminders about the history that played a large part … Read more

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Apr 20, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Hollywood Studio Picks Up Justin Chon’s Gook

Hollywood Studio Picks Up Justin Chon’s Gook

posted by Randall

 Gook by Justin Chon
Justin Chon’s Gook will be screened nationwide this summer.
The Next Audience Award winner at the Sundance Film Festival has been picked up by Samuel Goldwyn Films, reported Variety.
The film evolves around the story of two Korean American brothers and their unlikely friendship with an 11-year-old African American girl during … Read more


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