Filmmakers: Adele Lim (Writer), Qui Nguyen (Writer), Scott Sakamoto (Producer)
Cast: Kelly Marie Tran, Awkwafina
Synopsis: Raya, a fearless and passionate warrior with a winning charm who is searching for the last dragon. Awkwafina as Sisu, a water dragon who is the last dragon left and can transform into a human form.
Director: Justin Lin
Cast: Sung Kang, Jason Tobin, Anna Sawai
Synopsis: Dominic Toretto and his crew join forces to battle the most skilled assassin and high-performance driver they’ve ever encountered — his forsaken brother.
Why open: #justiceforhan
Director: Jon M. Chu
Synopsis: Explore three days in the New York City Dominican-American neighborhood of Washington Heights from Tony Award-winners Lin-Manuel Miranda and Qiara Alegria Hudes.
Why Open: The Latinx and Asian communities are the two most frequent movie-going populations in the country. Moreover, our struggles are highly concentric: we have the highest rate of immigration and multigenerational households of any group in the United States, creating multiple identities. And, while this may be out of turn to say, this feels like the Latinx community’s Crazy Rich Asians moment; we all know what that did for us–so let’s help ensure it for another deserving community.
Director: Destin Daniel Cretton
Cast: Simu Liu
Writer: Dave Callaham
Synopsis: Marvel’s first Asian superhero.
Cast: Dwayne Johnson
Synopsis: Based on Disneyland’s theme park ride where a small riverboat takes a group of travelers through a jungle filled with dangerous animals and reptiles.
Cast: Henry Golding, Iko Uwais, Andrew Koji, Takehiro Hira, Haruka Abe
Synopsis: A G.I. Joe spin-off centered around the character of Snake Eyes.
Director: Chloe Zhao
Cast: Gemma Chan, Kumail Nanjiani, Dong-seok Ma
Synopsis: The saga of the Eternals, a race of immortal beings who lived on Earth and shaped its history and civilizations.
Why Open: Eternals makes Chloe Zhao the first woman of color director for the world’s most lucrative franchise, the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Synopsis: In 1988, the Japanese government drops an atomic bomb on Tokyo after ESP experiments on children go awry. In 2019, 31 years after the nuking of the city, Kaneda, a bike gang leader, tries to save his friend Tetsuo from a secret government project. He battles anti-government activists, greedy politicians, irresponsible scientists and a powerful military leader until Tetsuo’s supernatural powers suddenly manifest. A final battle is fought in Tokyo Olympiad exposing the experiment’s secrets.
Why Open: Adapted from the legendary books, Director Taika Waititi has assured us his adaptation will not be whitewashed.