SDAFF Online

Pacific Arts Movement proudly presents SDAFF Online, an opportunity to support Asian cinema from the comforts of home with our newest streaming experience.

Lucky Grandma (2019)

Directed by Sasie Sealy

NOW STREAMING ONLINE | JUNE 15-29, 2020

SPECIAL Q&A | MONDAY, JUNE 22 AT 6:30 PM

ONLINE SCREENING — Grandma Wong can’t stand the idea of leaving her Chinatown apartment and moving in to her son’s posh brownstone. Her fortune teller promises an auspicious day. What comes next–gambling, gang wars, bodyguards, hostage situations–can only be described as a comedy-thriller swan song.

 

Screening tickets are $12. One ticket good for a five-day pass to see LUCKY GRANDMA online through the Kino Now platform. Your purchase supports Pacific Arts Movement.

 

SCHEDULED Q&A — Join us on Monday, June 22 at 6:30PM for an exclusive conversation with Director Sasie Sealy, moderated by Artistic Director Brian Hu. The Q&A is free and open to the public.

Wild Goose Lake (2019)

Directed by Diao Yinan

APRIL 17-23, 2020

ONLINE SCREENING — When small-time mob leader Zhou Zenong (Hu Ge) accidentally kills a cop, a dead-or-alive bounty is placed on his head, forcing him on the lam from both the police as well as dangerous gangsters out for the reward. Hiding out at the Wild Goose Lake, Zhou becomes entangled with a beautiful, enigmatic woman (Gwei Lun Mei), who has mysterious intentions of her own.

 

In collaboration with Film Movement, viewers were able to stream WILD GOOSE LAKE and support Pacific Arts Movement directly with their online ticket purchase.

 

Thousand Pieces of Gold (1990)

Directed by Nancy Kelly

APRIL 10-16, 2020

SPECIAL Q&A | MONDAY, APRIL 13 at 7:30 PM

ONLINE SCREENING — Set in a mining town in the 1880s, THOUSAND PIECES OF GOLD portrays the real-life story of Lalu (Rosalind Chao), a young Chinese woman whose desperately poor parents sell her into slavery. She is trafficked to a nefarious saloonkeeper in Idaho’s gold country. Eventually Charlie (Chris Cooper), a man of different ilk wins her in a poker game and slowly gains her trust.

 

In collaboration with Kino Now, viewers were able to stream A THOUSAND PIECES OF GOLD and support Pacific Arts Movement directly with their online ticket purchase.

 

SCHEDULED Q&A — On Monday, April 13 at 7:30PM, Pac Arts hosted a rare opportunity to hear from legendary actor Rosalind Chao, director Nancy Kelly, and producer Kenji Yamamoto, in conversation with Artistic Director Brian Hu. The Q&A was free and open to the public.