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2017 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival

LAAPFF Best of the Fest in OC

Join us at CGV Cinemas Buena Park for the extended version of the Festival from May 5th to May 11th. Come see the best of the Festival, a focus on Vietnamese films, special encore screenings including our Award winners like GOOK (Narrative Feature Grand Prize), SAVE MY SEOUL (Documentary Feature Grand Prize) and a collection of the festival’s award winning shorts!

  1. King of Peking

    Sam Voutas / LAAPFF Best of the Fest in OC, International Competition / Australia, China, USA / 2017 / 88 mins
    When video home entertainment enters the market in 90s Beijing, a former projectionist ropes his young son into starting their own pirate movie company. But easy money comes with its own price tag.

    Downtown Independent
    May 2, 2017 9:30 pm


    CGV Buena Park
    May 10, 2017 6:30 pm

  2. Narrative Winner – GOOK

    Justin Chon / LAAPFF Best of the Fest in OC / 94 mins
    We are excited to present the winner of our Narrative Competition in our Encore weekend, GOOK, directed by Justin Chon.

    CGV Buena Park
    May 10, 2017 9:00 pm

  3. Fanatic

    Charlie Nguyen / LAAPFF Best of the Fest in OC / Vietnam / 2016 / 103 mins
    Frustrated in a techno heavy pop infested world, Thai "Rocker" sells rock records that no one wants to buy in the heart of Saigon. When he finds a time machine in the middle of a forest, Thai decides to go back to 1996 to save rock music from disappearing and bring back the golden age of rock 'n' roll.

    CGV Buena Park
    May 11, 2017 7:00 pm