Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival

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Cardinal X

November 18, 2017 @ 8:45 pm - 10:45 pm


Directed by Angie Wang

Based on the life of filmmaker Angie Wang, this film dramatizes the true story of a Chinese American chemistry student who became the largest supplier of ecstasy on the West Coast in the early 1980s. After losing her scholarship to a prestigious college in San Francisco, Angie continues manufacturing and selling the party drug to make ends meet. Angie hides her dangerous secrets from everyone in her life, but when the consequences of her double life come to a head, she finds herself tumbling out of control.

Starring Annie Q (HBO’s The Leftovers) and Francesca Eastwood (of ABC’s Heroes Reborn), writer/director Angie Wang is expected in attendance for a post-film Q&A.

Preceded By

Dinh Thai – 19 mins
Kwan is a small-time hustler who provides contraband to whomever needs it.

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November 18, 2017
8:45 pm - 10:45 pm
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Asian Arts Initiative
1219 Vine St
Philadelphia, PA 19107 United States
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