The Korean word ‘guk’ (or ‘gook’) means ‘country’, and it has been speculated that this was the origin of the titular slur of Justin Chon’s second feature.
Early in the film, the eleven-year old Kamilla asks Eli, played by … more »
A Korean-born man (John Cho) finds himself stuck in Columbus, Indiana, where his architect father is in a coma. The man meets a young woman (Haley Lu Richardson) who wants to stay in Columbus with her mother, a recovering addict, … more »
VAFF 2012 Review: Tales of the Waria (dir: Kathy Huang)
When talking about the LGBTQ community, one tends to hear of the abuse and atrocities committed by certain hateful individuals or groups and the pains with which the community combats … more »
The deadline for submissions for the 14th annual Vancouver Asian Film Festival has been extended to June 14, 2010 (from May 31st). If you’re a filmmaker of Asian heritage and have a hilarious/intense/scary/thought-provoking/sexy/heartbreaking/monumental film hiding away in your basement that … more »