King of Peking + Q&A

8 March
Location informationNFSA Theatrette
Event cost$10

When video home entertainment enters the market in 1990s Beijing, a former projectionist ropes his young son into starting a pirate movie company, but easy money comes with its own price tag. King of Peking is a comedic drama that explores father-son relationships, morality and what it means to be an example to others.

Followed by a Q&A with filmmaker Sam Voutas and producer Melanie Ansley.

King of Peking has many charms, but its passion for cinema is its most infectious’ – Los Angeles Times


See more films in our Sam Voutas retrospective