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2017 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival

Hold On

Directed by Christine Turner

USA / 2017 / 9 mins / English / Color / 16:9, D-Cinema


Aratani Theatre
April 29, 2017 8:00 pm RUSH ONLY


Family bonds are tested when a young man is left to care for his grandmother one morning.

Director's Bio

Christine Turner is a New York-based filmmaker. Her feature documentary HOMEGOINGS, about a funeral director in Harlem, premiered at Documentary Fortnight at the Museum of Modern Art and was broadcast on the PBS series POV. Her fiction shorts include: RUBBER SOLES (SFIFF), YOU CAN GO (Tribeca) and HOLD ON (Sundance).


Producer: Duana Butler
Director: Christine Turner
Writer: Christine Turner
Cinematographer: Marshall Stief
Composer: Mark Henry Phillips
Editor: Aljernon Tunsil


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Aratani Theatre
April 29, 2017 8:00 pm RUSH ONLY