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KING OF PEKING (China)
January 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am to approx. 12:30 pm
COACHELLA VALLEY PREMIERE
A Comedy/Drama set in 1998. Big Wong and Little Wong are a close-knit father-son duo. Together, they travel with their mobile cinema, projecting Hollywood movies to local villagers, but easy money comes with its own price tag.
KING OF PEKiNG explores father and son relationships, morality, and what it means to be an example to others.
Writer|Director: Sam Voutas
Running Time: 88 minutes
Distributor: Peking Pictures
Language: Mandarin with English subtitles
Starring: Zhao Jun, Wang Naixun, Han Qing, Si Chao, Geng Bowen, Yi Long
FESTIVALS: USA: Tribeca Film Festival, NYC, Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, LA, Lighthouse International Film Festival, NJ, Traverse City Film Festival, MI, Tacoma Film Festival, WA, Washington West Film Festival, Reston, VA, Scottsdale International Film Festival, AZ, Hawaii Film Festival, Honolulu, Gold Coast International Film Festival, Great Neck, LI, Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, FL; Australia: Melbourne International Film Festival, Darwin International Film Festival; Canada: Vancouver International Film Festival, Quebec City Film Festival; Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival; (London Film Festival, UK; Warsaw Film Festival, Poland; Unabhängiges FilmFest Osnabrück, Germany; Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival, Taiwan; Stockholm International Film Festival, Sweden; Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, Estonia; Kerala International Film Festival, India
AWARDS: Tacoma Film Festival, Audience Choice, Best Screenplay, Best Performance; Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, Special Jury Award Best Director – Asian International Narrative Feature; Washington West Film Festival, Festival Prize Best Narrative Feature, Best Narrative Feature Director
“It’s a treat these days for a film to have heart in the old-fashioned sense and to feel a glow when you leave the theater. King of Peking is that kind of film.” F2 Film Forward
Official Website: https://www.facebook.com/kingofpeking/
Official Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zOJjWigYI7g