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2016 Seattle Asian American Film Festival

THE PURPLE ONION

Directed by Matt Szymanowski

Feature, Narrative, Browse All Films / USA / 2015 / Dark Comedy / 75 mins / Seattle Premiere

THE PURPLE ONION

Northwest Film Forum Screen 2
February 21, 2016 2:30 pm

Description

Inspired by the standup acts of real-life Chinese American comedian Edwin Li, a young man in San Francisco spirals downward into disappointment until he finds solace from an unexpected source.

Director Matt Szymanowski, actor/writer Edwin Li, and actor Noreen Lee are scheduled to attend.

Co-Presented By: Seattle Polish Film Festival.


Director's Bio

Matt Szymanowski is a Polish American educator and award-winning filmmaker in San Francisco. With his production company Wolves Films, Matt produces short films for brands and nonprofits. His commercials and short films have played at festivals such as Warsaw International, San Francisco International, and Clermont Ferrand, among others, and have been broadcast on TV in the USA and Europe. Author of the novel CUPERTINO, an alumni of the Berlinale Talents program, Matt received a BA in humanities from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles and studied film and theater directing at the Polish National Film School in Lodz, Poland.



Preceded By

  1. HELLA MAN MAN

    Christopher Woon / Short Film, Narrative, By Northwest Filmmakers, Browse All Films / USA / 2012 / Comedy / 10 mins
    Hella Man Man finds himself in an unfamiliar world far away from his homeworld of Eturdia. Can the hero of one world survive in his new surroundings? Director Christopher Woon scheduled to attend.

    Precedes: THE PURPLE ONION


Dates & Times

THE PURPLE ONION

Northwest Film Forum Screen 2
February 21, 2016 2:30 pm