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2015 Seattle Asian American Film Festival

A Leading Man

Directed by Steven J. Kung

Narrative / USA / 2013 / Drama / 100 mins / Seattle Premiere

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A Leading Man

Northwest Film Forum Screen 2 (small theater)
February 15, 2015 3:00 pm

Description

When a young and talented Chinese American actor is fired from a starring role on a television show, he attempts to salvage his career by entering into a romantic relationship with a successful casting director. A Leading Man won Best Cinematography at the 2014 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival.

Co-Presented by: Kollaboration Seattle and Vancouver Asian Film Festival

Post Screening Panelists:

Steven J. Kung, Director, A Leading Man


Director's Bio

Steven J. Kung is a Taiwanese American filmmaker making his directorial feature debut with A Leading Man. He directed the documentary SPEW: The Competitive World of High School Debate as well as promotional videos for The Victory Fund and the University of Virginia. He also produced Ernest Borgnine’s final picture, The Man Who Shook The Hand of Vicente Fernández.
Previously, Kung worked on the television shows Mad Men, In Treatment and Anger Management. In addition to his M.F.A. from the USC School of Cinematic Arts, Kung holds a B.A. with High Distinction in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia.


Dates & Times

A Leading Man

Northwest Film Forum Screen 2 (small theater)
February 15, 2015 3:00 pm