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Film Fest Brings Nonaction Films From Asia To Chicago Audiences

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When movies from Marvel or DC are released, they get the full studio treatment, complete with press junkets and marketing. Nonaction films from Asia don’t quite experience the same roll-out. Many skip the theater release but find a following online. Sophia Wong Boccio wants to ensure those films don’t get overlooked. She’s the founder and executive director of Asian Pop-up Cinema, which starts weekly screenings on Wednesday at venues around the city. We talk to Wong Boccio about her push to highlight these films and drive interest in Asian movie-making.

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