PREVIEW: Free Chol Soo Lee (12A)

WHO’S IN IT?

(as themselves) Chol Soo Lee, Jeff Adachi, K.W. Lee, Ranko Yamada

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Julie Ha (film debut) and Eugene Yi (film debut), directors, writers, producers; Sebastian Yoon (film debut), writer; Jean Tsien (Drivers Wanted), producer, editor; Sona Jo (Bamseom Pirates Seoul Inferno) and Su Kim (Adama), producers; Gretchen Jude (Midnight Traveller), composer; Aldo Velasco (The People I’ve Slept With), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

When Chol Soo Lee, a Korean immigrant, is falsely arrested and imprisoned for murder in 1973, a group of Asian-American activists lead a movement to free him…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

This exhilarating documentary charts a criminal injustice in the United States, specifically of the false imprisonment of Korean immigrant Chol See Lee, which inspired a never-before-seen activist movement.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 19TH AUGUST 2022

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

IN CINEMAS NATIONWIDE, AND COMING SOON TO MUBI – GET YOUR FREE TRIAL TODAY WITH AMAZON PRIME VIDEO

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