The second annual Lakewood Asian Film Fest is set for August 1, 2, and 3 at the Lakewood Playhouse. The film fest will feature four exciting, award winning films and is Free to the public.
Prior to each film there will be colorful pre-show entertainment featuring the Chang Hee Suk Korean Women Drummers and the acclaimed Okinawa Taiko Performers plus a special lobby display by the famous Philippine Scouts Heritage Society!
Don’t miss this wonderful weekend of great entertainment.
Check below for a complete listing of films and entertainment. For more information call the Lakewood Playhouse at 253-588-0042. All films are sub-titled and seating is on a first come basis. Playhouse is air conditioned, concession stand will be open and parking is free.
The 2014 Asian Film Fest is proudly sponsored by: AM-PAC Tour and Travel, CARR’s Restaurant, Casa Mia Restaurant, Clover Park Rotary, GEICO Insurance, Historical Phil, Kim’s Accounting Firm, Korean Women’s Association, Lakewood Arts Commission, Lakewood Ford, Lakewood Sister Cities Association, Marie Barth/Allen Realtors, Pierce County Crime Stoppers, Pierce County Republican Party, RAM Restaurants and Villa Realty.
Film and Entertainment Schedule
Friday, August 1: 7 p.m. “Kahanni”, India, 150 min., (PG-13), a hold onto your seat murder thriller and international box office hit beautifully filmed in Kolkata, India. “Best Actress”, “Best Director” awards. Korean Drummers, 7:00 p.m., Film at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 2: 7 p.m. “To Live”, 133 min., (PG-13), emotional and spellbinding film considered the Chinese “Gone With the Wind” and Clint Eastwood’s favorite film at the Cannes Film Festival. Stars Gong Li. Korean Drummers, 7:00 p.m., Film 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, August 3: 2 p.m. “All We Could Carry”, 15 min., (G), “Powerful” documentary on WW II Japanese American interment at Heart Mountain, WY. Directed by Academy Award winner Steven Okazaki. Taiko Performers, 2:00 p.m., Film at 2:30.
Sunday, August 3: 3 p.m., “The Front Line”, 133 min., (PG-13), sensational Korean war movie involving a ceasefire, friendship and murder. Winner, 2011 Critics Choice “Best Foreign Film”, “Best Director” and “Best Cinematography”. “Best war film ever.”
Taiko Performers, 2:00 p.m., “All We Could Carry” 2:30 p.m., Main feature 3:00 p.m.
Make Plans Now to Attend!