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Directed by So Yun Um

Filmmakers in attendance. Film program will be followed by Q&A.

Liquor Store Dreams is filmmaker So Yun Um’s feature length follow up to her Armed with a Camera short film, Liquor Store Babies, following the experiences of two Korean American children of liquor store owners in Los Angeles (one of whom is So herself). The film shines a light on the struggles and perseverance of immigrant business owners as they strive to make a better life for their children, and the ways that their children carry on those dreams in their own way.

Writer: So Yun Um, Christina Sun Kim
Producer: So Yun Um, Eddie Kim
Executive Producer: Diane Quon, Daniel J. Chalfen, Bearcat Content, Tanuj Chopra
Director of Photography: So Yun Um, Dawn Shim
Editor: Christina Sun Kim
Composer: Sal Gabriel
Sound Designer: Brandon Kim

For more information and resources, visit Liquor Store Dreams.

Dates & Times



Wed, May 10
7:30 pm