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Crazy Rich Asian Screening
Today is the official release of Crazy Rich Asians, highly anticipated film, starring a predominant Asian cast has packed theaters even before it’s official August 15th opening. On Monday evening, August 13th, Henry Golding, lead male actor from the film attended and hosted a red carpet screening event in Flushing Showcase Cinemas’ College Point Multiplex. Actor Henry Golding “asian cinema is strong, asian representation when it comes to contemporary stories like modern love stories is non existence apart from 25 years ago, The Joy Luck Club.” Audience Joshua Ng “I have seen movies in Hong Kong, but its something different being here at home in America and still seeing my face being presented. This family romance comedy is focused on the life of an American raised Chinese girl, Rachel Chu. To attend his friend’s wedding. She travelled to Singapore with her boyfriend Nick Young. Little did she know that her boyfriend is actually the son of an extremely wealthy and famous Singapore family. and had to deal with the culture differences and his disapproving mother, Song Yang. Actor Henry Golding “we knew the importance that the film represent to a lot of people, so we knew that the pressure was on to make sure we delivered what was needed” Audience Christina: It has a lot of traditions and things we all learned as we growing up. Audience Doreen Lynn: There were lots of wonderful scenes, I think at the wedding when he says I love you, and she says I love you, all of sudden the tear comes down. Audience Debora: A family drama, doesn't matter what culture you are we all go through the same thing. It was so beautiful.