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2018 Asian American International Film Festival

RISE & SHINE: A STORY ABOUT BREAKFAST MAKERS

Directed by Justine Suh

SHORT FILMS / China, South Korea, USA / Documentary / 23 mins / English, Korean / East Coast Premiere

Plays In:
FAMILY AFFAIRS

Village East Cinema
August 1, 2018 6:00 pm Not Available

Description

Q&A to follow with filmmakers

Rise & Shine is a peaceful film that observes four diverse families as they prepare breakfast. Behind this intimate portrait of family life lies a question: why are women expected to do most of the housework, even today? By spending time in the kitchens of these families, we explore what is unique to each family, and what is universal. Family drama often unfolds around the table; in this case, it’s the breakfast table.

 

Post Screening Panelists:

Justine Suh, Director 

Emily Kalish, Cinematographer

 

 


Director's Bio

Justine Suh is a writer/director/editor. She was born in Indiana, but since lived in Vancouver, New York, and Seoul and travelled to almost 30 countries. Thanks to moving around often, she learned to appreciate all kinds of breakfast around the world. She got her BA in History with minor in Dramatic Literature at NYU, and just got her MFA at USC for Film & TV Production. She worked as a translator, but on her spare time, she received a certificate for Korean Royal Court Cuisine at the National Institute of Korean Royal Cuisine. She loves cooking and eating while watching food docs. Her favorite breakfast is grilled mackerel with white rice.



Plays in

  1. FAMILY AFFAIRS

    SHORTS PROGRAMS / 109 mins
    Family is never just who you’re related to. It’s the drama, the tears, the hugs, and the fights. The following films run the gamut of what it means to deal with family.

    In This Program: DILIMAN, GUO MIE, RISE & SHINE: A STORY ABOUT BREAKFAST MAKERS, STORIES ABOUT HIM, WELCOME TO THE WORLD, WUDU


Dates & Times

Plays In:
FAMILY AFFAIRS

Village East Cinema
August 1, 2018 6:00 pm Not Available