When:
Saturday, Oct 28, 2017 9:30p -
11:30p

Where:
Capitol Theatre
204 Mass Ave
East Arlington, MA 02474

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Admission:
$11

Categories:
Art, Date Idea, Festivals & Fairs, Film, Kid Friendly, LGBT, Music, Nightlife, Social Good

Event website:
https://www.AIFFest.org

YOU HAVE A NICE FLIGHT (94 MINS)
Jimmy Dinh, Director | USA | 2017 | Nar | BEST NARRATIVE FEATURE

Airline personnel typically wish you ‘a nice flight’, but we rarely have one with the boarding process being especially tedious. Add to the complexity of being from another country, different regulations, culture, and language…we laugh but what a din of problems can be had. ĐỒNG HÙNG means ‘Hero’ in Vietnamese. He's a short, hapless Vietnamese manicurist living in California, who desperately needs to get to Vietnam to donate a kidney to save his sick twin brother. His broken English, cultural misunderstandings, and his good heart bring his flight journey with dangerous, laughter, tears, hate, love and forgiveness.

For 5 years Jimmy went to acting classes, workshops and auditions in Los Angeles. He discovered that Hollywood writers didn't create many leading roles for authentic Asian characters. He had only 1-3 auditions a year for stereotyped roles as Asian men who were mean, bossy, or flamboyant. So, Jimmy decided to take control of his own destiny; he wrote a script for a feature film about a good-hearted, loveable Vietnamese-American guy like himself named Duong Hung who embraces both Vietnamese and American cultures. Some of the characters and scenes in the movie reflect real people and events at airports associated with cultural and language misunderstandings that Jimmy experienced. You Have a Nice Flight has received 8 Awards, 21 Official Selections, and 17 Nominations.

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