Focus Features x Mr. Will want to give Readers a chance to attend a Virtual Screening of Fresh off the Boat Creator Eddie Huang‘s directorial debut, BOOGIE. The Screening takes place Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 7 PMET.
The film follows a young Chinese-American basketball phenom who struggles to balance the expectations of his immigrant family with his own dreams of becoming a player for the NBA.
If you love FRESH OFF THE BOAT, this is totally up your alley. Eddie Huang is back and directs for the first time in BOOGIE.
From acclaimed writer, producer and restaurateur Eddie Huang comes his directorial debut BOOGIE, the coming-of-age story of Alfred “Boogie” Chin, a basketball phenom living in Queens, New York, who dreams of one day playing in the NBA. While his parents pressure him to focus on earning a scholarship to an elite college, Boogie must find a way to navigate a new girlfriend, high school, on-court rivals and the burden of expectation.
Huang, who wrote the best-selling Fresh Off the Boat: A Memoir, both directed and wrote the screenplay for Boogie starring Taylor Takahashi, Taylour Paige, Pamelyn Chee, Jorge Lendeborg Jr., Alexa Mareka, Mike Moh, Perry Yung, and Pop Smoke.
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Focus Features release BOOGIE Friday, March 5, 2021.