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Interview: Director Steve Chan Hits a Home Run with ‘Weeds on Fire’

Chicago – The most American game of baseball gets a new spin in the film “Weeds on Fire,” directed by Steve Chan. The story explores a youth team in the 1980s whose exploits coincided with a renaissance in Hong Kong. The film is screening on Sep. 21st, 2016, at the AMC River East 21 in Chicago, part of the Asian Pop-Up Cinema series (details below).

“Weeds on Fire” is the second film of the Fall Season in the 2016 Asian Pop-Up Cinema series. This year-round film festival, based in Chicago, is a revolving showcase of diverse Asian films, highlighting Cantonese, Mandarin, Japanese and Korean offerings with English subtitles. Screenings occur at the AMC River East 21 in downtown Chicago and at the Wilmette Theater in Wilmette, Illinois. For full schedule of the 2016 Fall Season, click here.

The Hong Kong Boys of Summer in ‘Weeds on Fire,’ directed by Steve Chan

Photo credit: AsianPopUpCinema.org

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