In partnership with A24, the Bentonville Film Festival, and Fayetteville Film Fest, Minari, an award-nominated film based in NWA, will premiere locally today, Feb. 11, at the 112 Drive-In in Fayetteville at 7pm.
actor Steven Yeun will star in the film directed by Lee Isaac Chung. The film is a semi-autobiographical depiction of Chung’s life as a Korean immigrant growing up in the rural South during the 1980s. -5 News
The event will also be streamed online and will include a pre-recorded Q&A with Chung and ACS co-founder & director Jeff Nichols (who also directed the Arkansas film MUD starring Matthew McConaughey).
Minari racked up TEN Critics Choice Awards nominations, including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Acting Ensemble.