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!
Sam Voutas / LAAPFF Best of the Fest in OC, International Competition / Australia, China, USA / 2017 / 88 minsWhen 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.
Justin Chon / LAAPFF Best of the Fest in OC / 94 minsWe are excited to present the winner of our Narrative Competition in our Encore weekend, GOOK, directed by Justin Chon.
Charlie Nguyen / LAAPFF Best of the Fest in OC / Vietnam / 2016 / 103 minsFrustrated 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.