Boston Exclusive! Guest appearance and Q&A with producer/writer Ellie Wen, executive producer David Henry Hwang, and actor Booboo Stewart!
Special Lion Dance Performance by Wah Lum Martial Arts Academy! Plus, all attendees will receive an autographed memento sign by attending cast/crew!
Tickets $20, all seats. No Brattle Passes.
(2012, USA) Directed by Quentin Lee, with Booboo Stewart, Joan Chen, Harry Shum Jr., Gregg Sulkin, Kelly Hu, and Tyler Posey [93 min, English, Not Rated]
After the death of his popular brother Chaz (Harry Shum Jr.), Nick (BooBoo Stewart), who suffers from Asperger’s syndrome, struggles to carry on. Nick’s parents have their own problems coping with the loss, but Chaz’s best friend Randy (Gregg Sulkin) takes Nick under his wing. As Chaz’s family comes to understand his secret life, they will be forced to reconcile the boy they thought they knew with the man he really was. WHITE FROG is a universal story of the power of family, friendship and love that will appeal to audiences in the same way as ORDINARY PEOPLE and STAND BY ME.
David Henry Hwang, Executive Producer of WHITE FROG, opens his play “Chinglish” at the Lyric Stage Company of Boston in November.
About the Cast: The cast includes Booboo Stewart (The Twilight Saga), Joan Chen (1911, TV’s “Twin Peaks”), BD Wong (TV’s “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”), Harry Shum Jr. (TV’s “Glee”), Gregg Sulkin (TV’s “Wizards of Waverly Place,” “Melissa & Joey”), Kelly Hu (X2, TV’s “The Vampire Diaries”) and Tyler Posey (TV’s “Teen Wolf”).
About Boston Asian American Film Festival (baaff.org)
The Boston Asian American Film Festival (BAAFF) empowers Asian Americans through film by showcasing Asian American experiences and serving as a resource to filmmakers and the Greater Boston Community. BAAFF is a production of Asian American Resource Workshop(AARW); funded in part by Tufts Medical Center, Wellesley Toyota, The LyricStage Company of Boston and MA Cultural Council; supported by ArtsEmerson, Comcast and Rule Boston Camera; in partnership with Boston Asian American Student Intercollegiate Council, Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center, Kollaboration Boston and National Association of Asian American Professionals-Boston.