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SAN FRANCISCO SCREENING–Free Chol Soo Lee
March 16 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pmFree
SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA–You are invited to a screening of FREE CHOL SOO LEE on the San Francisco State University campus on Thursday, March 16, 4-7 pm, Coppola Theater (Fine Arts Building 101).
After a murder in San Francisco’s Chinatown, police arrest Chol Soo Lee, a 20-year-old Korean immigrant with previous run-ins with the law. He is convicted, and while serving a life sentence, an investigative reporter writes stories that galvanize a grassroots movement of Asian Americans to fight for Lee’s freedom. FREE CHOL SOO LEE explores a social justice movement, while also revealing the man behind the cause and the complex legacy he left behind. Directed by Julie Ha and Eugene Yi.
March 16, 2023 – 4:00-7:00 pm
Coppola Theater (Fine Arts Building 101)
San Francisco State University | 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94132
The program includes a Q&A with filmmakers Julie Ha and Eugene Yi, and activist and activist Ranko Yamada.
Admission is free and the event is open to the public.
This film is supported by a California Documentary Project Grant.