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Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival

Cardinal X

Directed by Angie Wang

Narrative / USA / Crime, Drama / 94 mins / English / Color / Digital / Philadelphia Premiere

Cardinal X

Asian Arts Initiative
November 18, 2017 8:45 pm

Description

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

  1. Monday

    Dinh Thai / Documentary / USA / Documentary, Short / 19 mins
    Kwan is a small-time hustler who provides contraband to whomever needs it.

    Precedes: Cardinal X


Dates & Times

Cardinal X

Asian Arts Initiative
November 18, 2017 8:45 pm