Director: Tran Quoc Bao

Cast: Alain Uy,Ron Yuan, Jae Suh Park,Raymond Ma, Andy Le, Brian Le, Phillip Dang, Yoshi Sudarso, Peter Adrian Sudarso, Yuji Okamoto, Roger Yuan, Kieran Tamondong

Action Director/Choreographer: Ken Quitugua

Producer: Michael Velasquez, Al’n Duong, Yuji Okumoto

Writer: Tran Quoc Bao

Synopsis: A dead-beat dad, an insurance scammer, and an MMA coach find themselves in the middle of a gang war when they must avenge their Kung Fu master’s death but first… they need to call in sick at their 9-to-5’s.

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: Danny Lee

Synopsis: A documentary investigating the U.S. opioid epidemic through the eyes and experiences of millennials.

Cast: Jimmy Wong, Constance Wu, John Cho, Jimmy O. Yang, Jackie Chan, Ian Chen, Natasha Liu Bordizzo, Will Yun Lee, and Bobby Lee.

Producer: Jackie Chan’s Sparkle Media, Qi Jianghong

Synopsis: A tale of discovering the greatest wish of all.

Why Open: In addition to starring a host of stellar Asian superstars, Sparkle Roll Media (Jackie Chan’s company) is producing.

Director: Diane Paragas

Story By: Diane Paragas

Cast: Eva Noblezada, Lea Salonga, Princess Punzalan

Producer: Diane Paragas, Cecilia Mejia, Rey Cuerdo, Orian Williams

Co-Producer: Jeremiah Abraham, Thea Kerman, Courtney Jones

Executive Producer: Karen Elizaga, Cinematografo Originals, Victoria Hsu

Synopsis: Rose, an undocumented Filipino girl, dreams of one day leaving her small Texas town to pursue her country music dreams. Her world is shattered when her mom suddenly gets picked up by immigration and Customs Enforcement. Rose, facing this new reality, is forced to flee the scene, leaving behind the only life she knows, and embarks on a journey of self-discovery as she searches for a new home in the honky tonk world of Austin, Texas.

Why Open: YELLOW ROSE is the first Filipino film acquired by Sony for theatrical release in the U.S.

Gook
Aug 18 2017
Gook
Aug 18 2017

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.

Director: Jon M. Chu

Cast: Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh, Awkwafina, Gemma Chan, Lisa Lu, Ken Jeong, Chris Pang, Jimmy O. Yang, Ronny Chieng, Remy Hii, Nico Santos, Jing Lusi

Writer: Adele Lim

Synopsis: This contemporary romantic comedy, based on a global bestseller, follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore to meet her boyfriend’s family.

Why Open: The first studio-backed film with an all Asian cast with Asian American leads in more than 25 years and highest-grossing romantic comedy in more than a decade, Crazy Rich Asians, based on the first of Kevin Kwan’s beloved trilogy, made critical, commercial, and cultural history under the direction of the pioneering Jon M. Chu.

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Searching
Aug 24 2018
Searching
Aug 24 2018

Director: Aneesh Chaganty

Cast: John Cho, Michelle La, Joseph Lee, Sara Sohn

Writers: Aneesh Chaganty, Sev Ohanian

Producers: Sev Ohanian, Natalie Qasabian

Synopsis: David Kim becomes desperate when his 16-year-old daughter Margot disappears and an immediate police investigation leads nowhere. He soon decides to search the one place that no one else has — Margot’s laptop. Hoping to trace her digital footprints, David contacts her friends and looks at photos and videos for any possible clues to her whereabouts.

Why Open: The Sundance-adored, critically-acclaimed inventive thriller from under-30 Director, Aneesh Chaganty, and #StarringJohnCho became one of the year’s artistically-defining films. It was the third film that #GoldOpen officially supported.