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Directed by Jeremy Thao

WOKMAN shares an immigrant Chinese family’s pursuit of the American Dream from inside of their restaurant, China Wok. Based in 1998 in rural Georgia, WOKMAN is a slice-of-life story of the only Chinese family in town, the Lis, as they navigate through their own little corner of America.

Plays in

Narrative Shorts #3

With a focus on family–dysfunctional and all–this collection of narrative short films attempts to make amends for the past.

Dates & Times


The Independent Picture House

Sun, Oct 1
12:15 pm