• Liquor Store Dreams

    Directed by So Yun Um
    USA | 85 minutes | True Stories

Filmmaker So Yun Um grew up in her parents’ liquor store – one of many Korean-owned shops in the predominantly Black South Los Angeles. In her probing first feature, Um reflects on what it means to be a second generation “liquor store baby” in a post-George Floyd America.

film details

Director: So Yun Um
Producers: So Yun Um, Eddie Kim
Screenwriter: Christina Sun Kim, So Yun Um
Cinematographers: So Yun Um, Dawn Shim
Editor: Christina Sun Kim
Music: Sal Gabriel
Cast: Hae Sup Um, So Yun Um, Danny Park, May Park
Country: USA
Language: In English and Korean with English subtitles
Year: 2022
Running Time: 85 minutes
Primary Company: The Film Sales Company
Contact Email: graham.fine@filmsalescorp.com

guests in attendance

So Yun Um, Hae Sup Um, and Hye Sun Um are expected to be in attendance on January 7th

So Yun Um is expected to be in attendance on January 8th and 9th


Local Jury Award 

Film Festival 2023