FREE CHOL SOO LEE

PG-13   |  1 hour 30 minutes • Advance Tickets

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About

In 1970s San Francisco, 20-year-old Korean immigrant Chol Soo Lee is racially profiled and convicted of a Chinatown gang murder. Sentenced to life, he spends years fighting to survive until investigative journalist K.W. Lee takes a special interest in his case, igniting an unprecedented social justice movement that would unite Asian Americans and inspire a new generation of activists. Nearly five decades later, Free Chol Soo Leeexcavates this largely unknown yet essential history, crafting an intimate portrait of the complex man at its center and serving as an urgent reminder that his legacy is more relevant than ever

Directed By

Julie Ha, Eugene Yi

Cast

Jeff Adachi, K.W. Lee, Ranko Yamada

Events at Angelika San Diego

Wed
Aug 17

documentary
7pm

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