Gook

Release Date:   6/16/17 – American Black Film Festival
Genre:  Drama
Black & White
Running Time:  94 mins.
Director:   Justin Chon
Studio:  Datari Turner Productions, Birthday Soup Films, Fishbowl Studios, The Foxtrout Studios, Tunnel Post
Cast:  Simone Baker (Kamilla), Justin Chon (Eli), Curtiss Cook, Jr. (Keith), David So (Daniel)
Story:  Eli (Chon) and Daniel (So) are two Korean American brothers that run their late father’s shoe store in a predominantly African American community of Los Angeles. These two brothers strike up a unique and unlikely friendship with an 11-year-old African American girl, Kamilla (Baker).  As Daniel dreams of becoming a recording artist and Eli struggles to keep the store afloat, racial tensions build to a breaking point in L.A. as the “infamous” L.A. Riots break out.  Source:  abff.com.

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