A day-in-the-life chronicle turned life tale of Joe Iwama, a 99-year-old Japanese American internment survivor and owner of J&S Auto.
LIQUOR STORE DREAMS
Directed by So Yun Um
In her documentary feature debut, filmmaker So Yun Um knits her identity as a “liquor store baby” with the fraught history of Korean-run liquor stores in Los Angeles. Through a deeply personal exploration of tensions between Black and Korean communities, So offers a loving portrait of intergenerational healing.