Sun, Sep 8 – Wed, Sep 11
Written & Directed by Lulu Wang, Starring: Awkwafina. 98 mins., PG
BASED ON AN ACTUAL LIE. The film follows a Chinese family who, when they discover their beloved Grandmother has only a short while left to live, decide to keep her in the dark and schedule an impromptu wedding to gather before she passes. Billi, feeling like a fish out of water in her home country, struggles with the family’s decision to hide the truth from her grandmother. “It’s a film that pulls off a quiet miracle: it breaks your heart and leaves you happy.” —Moira MacDonald, Seattle Times.