Award-winning ‘Minari’ will be shown Friday
The GRF will screen the Academy Award-winning 2020 drama “Minari” on Friday, Aug. 6, at 8:30 p.m. in the Amphitheater. The show is co-sponsored by the Korean American Association. A very special personal greeting to LWSB, graciously provided by the film’s prestigious editor, Harry Yoon, will precede the film that night.
“Minari” was produced by Brad Pitt and written and directed by Lee Isaac Chung. It is a semi-autographical expression of the latter’s family of South Korean immigrants trying to make a new life in rural Arkansas in the 1980s.
Jacob Li moves his young family from California to start over on a 50-acre farm, where he dreams of finding success in raising Korean fruits and vegetables for the 30,000 immigrants who come to the U.S. every year from his homeland. Struggling with a skeptical wife, cultural adjustments, the constant threat of financial ruin and a young son with a heart condition, he must now adjust to