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Bright Lights: Free Chol Soo Lee

Presented by Bright Lights Film Series and Boston Asian American Film Festival and Roxbury International Film Festival and GlobeDocs at Emerson Paramount Center Bright Family Screening Room, Boston MA

Oct 27 2022
Bright Lights: Free Chol Soo Lee

Panel discussion on the role and benefits of community based journalists following the screening.

In 1970s San Francisco, 20-year-old Korean immigrant Chol Soo Lee is racially profiled and convicted of a Chinatown gang murder. After spending years fighting to survive, investigative journalist K.W. Lee takes a special interest in his case, igniting an unprecedented social justice movement.


Tickets are free and available on a first come basis only at the Paramount Center box office (559 Washington Street) starting at noon on the day of show. Keep an eye on social media to see if a film is likely to “sell out.” Individual tickets are not available to reserve online or in advance of the screening day. Any Emerson classes or community organizations attending as a group may reach out to to reserve seats.

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Emerson Paramount Center Bright Family Screening Room

559 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111

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