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KACC Closing Night Reception & FAAIM Korean American Film

  • Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago 164 North State Street Chicago, IL, 60601 United States (map)

Join KAC-Chicago for FAAIM's 2019 Asian American Showcase's Closing Night Film! Learn more about the activities of the Korean American Coalition of Chicago and meet with members at our reception prior to the viewing of FICTION AND OTHER REALITIES directed by Bobby Choy and Steve Lee.

Date: APRIL 17, 2019, Wednesday
Venue: Gene Siskel Film Center (164 N. State St.)
Time: KACC reception begins at 7PM, Film at 8:15 PM (open seating)


Reception + Ticket: $15 for KACC members/ $20 non-members

This film celebrates self-worth and the human connection people can make even coming from opposite sides of the world — through decency and through the universal language of music, all from an outsider’s perspective. — Marky Enriquez

Bobby Choy (playing himself), a Korean American residing in New York City, who feels like a stranger in the country he was born in. After his father's death, he starts writing sad songs. Bobby's friend Billy (Todd Goble), the lead singer of the band Paper Kings, offers him a job as a roadie for the band's upcoming tour, which includes a stop in Seoul, South Korea. There he meets Ina (Hwa-Young Im), a young women who performs for fun and is in currently attending grad school.


For more information about the 2019 Asian American Showcase line-up and the Foundation for Asian American Independent Media (FAAIM), visit

For questions, contact:
Karen at khwang (at) kac-chicago (dot) org
James at jlim (at) kac-chicago (dot) org
Jeremy at jjohnson (at) kac-chicago (dot) org

KACC Membership: (1) Fill out form at, and (2) Submit $50 payment.

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