Podtalk: Sophia Wong Boccio on Asian Pop-Up Cinema Season Ten, Starting March 10th, 2020

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CHICAGO – Season Ten for Chicago’s Asian Pop-Up Cinema will kick off on March 10th, 2020, with (click on title for tickets and info) ”I’m Livin’ It,” which begins a week highlighting Hong Kong films. ”A Witness Out of the Blue” is on March 11th.

Season Ten of the Asian Pop-Up Cinema (APUC) will run for the next five weeks, until April 9th. Each week will be dedicated to highlighting films in different Asian territories – Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, South Korea and Japan. Most of the screenings will be presented at the festival’s primary venue, AMC River East 21 in Chicago’s Streeterville neighborhood, and other select titles will screened at the venues of APUC’s collaborative partners … Chicago Filmmakers, Alliance Française de Chicago, and the Chinese American Museum.

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Photo credit: APUC

The ongoing success of the festival is due to its founder – veteran film curator Sophia Wong Boccio – who coordinates APUC’s board of directors, vendors, Chicago communities and volunteers to present the screenings and events. To preview Season Ten, she spoke to Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com in the following Podtalk …

CLICK HERE for Sophia Wong Bocchio’s Ten Memories to Honor Season Ten!

Season Ten Opening Night of the Asian Pop-Up Cinema series will be March 10th, 2020, with appearances by actor Kathy Wu and director Wong Hing Fan of “I’m Livin’ It,” at the AMC River East 21, 322 East Illinois Street in Chicago. For a complete overview on APUC, click here.

HollywoodChicago.com senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

By PATRICK McDONALD
Editor and Film Writer
HollywoodChicago.com
pat@hollywoodchicago.com

© 2020 Patrick McDonald, HollywoodChicago.com

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