Indie Lens Pop-Up: Free Chol Soo Lee
Event Date and Time: April 19, 2023 7:30 pm
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Sentenced to death for a lurid 1973 San Francisco murder, Korean immigrant Chol Soo Lee was set free after a pan-Asian solidarity movement of Korean, Japanese, and Chinese Americans helped to overturn his conviction. After 10 years of fighting for his life inside San Quentin, Lee found himself in a new fight to rise to the expectations of the people who believed in him.Directed by Julie Ha and Eugene Yi.
Stay for a post screening talkback hosted by the Teaneck International Film Festival and guest panel TBA.
About Cumberland County: Edgar Aquino-Huerta, the son of undocumented migrant workers and a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program beneficiary, is using his protected status and his voice to help educate the local undocumented community and advocate for immigration reform.
Free streaming on OVEE
Photo credit: Independent Lens
About Indie Lens Pop-Up
Our 2023 series of films are presented this winter and spring through the continued partnership between Teaneck International Film Festival, The Puffin Foundation Ltd., PBS, and Indie Lens Pop-Up, a neighborhood series that brings people together for film screenings and community-driven conversations. Film screenings are free but registration is required.