L.A. Coffin School

Narrative – Drama

Directed By Erin Li
Written By Erin Li & Dana Kendler
Produced By Erin Li, Eizabeth Ai

Starring:
Elizabeth Sung (PING PONG PLAYA, MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA, JOY LUCK CLUB)
Michelle Krusiec (COMMUNITY, SAVING FACE, FAR NORTH)
Angela Ai (AVENUE Q on Broadway)
Megan Lee (CRASH TV series, ICARLY, Disney’s GET CONNECTED)
Jerry Ying (FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS, NINJA SAY WHAT?!)

A once-renowned Chinese painter is kicked out of her son’s home, prompting her to enroll in a controversial school that claims to teach people how to start life anew. The instructor and class exercises force her to re-evaluate life and what it is worth.

SCREENINGS
San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival
Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival – The Directors Guild of America, World Premiere
BET Urban World Film Festival – New York, NY, East Coast Premiere
Shorts for Charity, A Benefit for The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society – Los Angeles, CA

 

HD | 16:9 | Color | Mandarin with English subtitles | Stereo | TRT: 5 min.

 

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L.A. COFFIN SCHOOL is a Visual Communications fellowship-sponsored film, which will premiere at the 2011 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival. The film is one of only 10 projects that Visual Communications selected to participate in the fellowship. The program is partially funded by the James Irvine Foundation, the Los Angeles County Arts Commission, and the Morgan Stanley Foundation.

About Visual Communications
Founded in 1970, Visual Communications is the first Asian Pacific media arts center in the nation. The mission of Visual Communications is to promote intercultural understanding through the creation, presentation, preservation and support of media works by and about Asian Pacific Americans.Li is currently adapting L.A. COFFIN SCHOOL into a feature film. For updates, please follow us on Facebook.

Blog posts about L.A. Coffin School

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L.A. COFFIN SCHOOL wins the Bronze Panther Award at Busan West! Plus: Elizabeth Sung takes on the Proust Questionnaire.

Read about the TV shows I was allowed to watch in junior high. Also, Michelle Krusiec takes on the Proust questionnaire for L.A. COFFIN SCHOOL, which screens at Busan West this weekend.