Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival
PAAFF OPENING NIGHT FILM
Followed by the OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION
(free to Opening Night ticket holders)
Writer/Director Emily Ting expected in attendance for post-film Q&A.
From L.A. to China, from fashionista to factory worker - how is a girl supposed to survive?!?!
When spoiled rich girl Sasha Li (Anna Akana) blows through half of her trust fund, she is cut off by her father and forced to go back to China and work for the family toy business. What begins simply as a way to regain financial support soon develops into a life-altering journey of self discovery. Sasha not only learns the business from the ground up, but also learns to reconnect with her estranged family.
Go Back to China is a hilarious, heartfelt, and compelling portrait of what happens when today’s Millennial culture clashes with the old-school, hard-working values that families around the world have continued to instill and pass down.