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: 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
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.
Director: Destin Daniel Cretton
Cast: Simu Liu, Awkwafina, Tony Leung
Writer: Dave Callaham
Synopsis: Marvel’s first Asian superhero.
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.
Creator, Host, Producer: Lisa Ling
Synopsis: Award-winning journalist Lisa Ling goes on a gritty, breathtaking journey to the far corners of America.
Why Open: Lisa Ling, visionary journalist and long-time Asian icon, provides a thoughtful, inventive, and exposed examination of a world that needs it most.
Director: Justin Chon
Cast: Justin Chon, David So
Writer: Justin Chon
Producer: Alex Chi, James Yi, Ian Choe, Justin Chon and More
Synopsis: Eli and Daniel, two Korean American brothers who own a struggling women’s shoe store, have an unlikely friendship with 11-year-old Kamilla. On the first day of the 1992 L.A. riots, the trio must defend the store while contemplating the meaning of family and thinking about personal dreams and the future.
Why Open: The beloved Sundance hit was the first #GoldOpen-supported film, opened by Kevin Lin, Harpreet Rai, Andrew Chau, Albert Chen, Norman Liang, and Bing Chen.