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Directed by Kogonada

November 2 / USA / 2017 / Comedy, Drama, Romance / 100 mins / English / Colour

Preceded By:
Program 1: Opening Night: Columbus and Opening Gala

River Rock Casino Resort
November 2, 2017 7:00 pm No Door Sale


A Korean-born man finds himself stuck in Columbus, Indiana, where his architect father is in a coma. The man meets a young woman who wants to stay in Columbus with her mother, a recovering addict, instead of pursuing her own dreams. Featuring John Cho, Haley Lu Richardson, Parker Posey, Rory Culkin, and Michelle Forbes. Winner of the Special Jury Prize for Narrative Feature, Independent Film Festival Boston 2017.

Previous Screening / Awards:

Champs-Élysées Film Festival 2017, Nominated, Prix du jury; Independent Film Festival of Boston 2017, Won, Special Jury Prize, Narrative Feature; London Film Festival 2017, Nominated, Sutherland Award, First Feature Competition; Rotterdam International Film Festival 2017, Nominated, Tiger Award; Seattle International Film Festival 2017, Nominated, New American Cinema Competition.

Director's Bio

Kogonada is a proud immigrant to the United States, born in Seoul and raised in the Midwest. He has been noted by Filmmaker Magazine (25 New Faces of Independent Film) and The New Yorker for his visual work and film criticism commissioned by the “Criterion Collection” and “Sight & Sound.” He currently resides in Nashville with his wife and two sons. Columbus is his directorial feature debut.


Director / Writer: Kogonada
Producer: Chris Weitz, Aaron Boyd, Giulia Caruso, Andrew Miano, Danielle Renfrew, Ki Jin Kim

Preceded By

  1. Nov 2: Program 1: Opening Night Presentation Columbus + Gala

    November 2 / 100 mins
    Join us for the 21st Annual Vancouver Asian Film Festival Opening Night Screening + Gala. You don't want to miss out Opening Night screening of COLUMBUS, a romantic, comedy drama from director Kogonada, followed by a a “Casino Royale” themed Opening Gala at River Rock Casino Resort, 8811 River Rd, Richmond, BC

    Precedes: Columbus