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Edwin M. Lee Asian Pacific Democratic Club invites you to an exclusive screening party for “Crazy Rich Asians.”

We’ve organized a special screening before the movie is officially released in theaters on Wednesday, August 15, 2018!

Join us for a fun evening, celebrating a movie with an all-star collection of Asian American talent both in front of and behind the camera.

Washington Post calls it: “the first major Hollywood production that isn’t a period piece to have an all-Asian cast in 25 years. It’s a love story. Think an Asian version of “Meet the Parents,” except the main antagonist is an ultrarich mother who has mastered the disdainful side-eye.”

“Crazy Rich Asians” features an international cast of stars, led by Constance Wu (“Fresh Off the Boat”), Gemma Chan (“Humans”), Lisa Lu (“2012”), and Awkwafina (upcoming “Ocean’s 8,” “Neighbors 2”), with Ken Jeong (the “Hangover” films”) and Michelle Yeoh (“Star Trek: Discovery,” “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon”). The large starring ensemble also includes Henry Golding, making his feature film debut, Sonoya Mizuno (“La La Land”), Chris Pang (“Marco Polo”), Jimmy O. Yang (“Silicon Valley”), comedian Ronny Chieng (“The Daily Show”), Remy Hii (“Marco Polo”), and Nico Santos (“Superstore”).

Color Force’s Nina Jacobson (“The Hunger Games” films) and Brad Simpson (“World War Z”), and Ivanhoe Pictures’ John Penotti (“Hell or High Water”) produced the film, with executive producers Tim Coddington, Kevin Kwan, Robert Friedland, and Sidney Kimmel serving as executive producers. The screenplay is by Peter Chiarelli and Adele Lim, based on the novel Crazy Rich Asians, by Kwan.

The creative filmmaking team included director of photography Vanja Černjul (“Marco Polo”), production designer Nelson Coates (“Fifty Shades Darker”), costume designer Mary Vogt (“Kong: Skull Island”) and editor Myron Kerstein (“Going in Style”). The music was composed by Brian Tyler (“Avengers: Age of Ultron”).

“Crazy Rich Asians” was filmed entirely on location in Singapore and Malaysia.

Warner Bros. Pictures presents, in association with SK Global and Starlight Culture, a Color Force/Ivanhoe Pictures/Electric Somewhere Production, a Jon M. Chu Film, “Crazy Rich Asians.” The film will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Entertainment Company. It is rated PG-13.

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Thank you to our generous sponsors:

  • Coca-Cola
  • San Francisco Association of REALTORS®
  • Catherine Yee, Attorney At Law
  • Pacific Gas and Electric Company
  • SGR Consulting
  • State Senator Scott Wiener
  • Assemblyman David Chiu
  • Assemblyman Phil Ting
  • Supervisor Catherine Stefani
  • Public Defender Jeff Adachi
  • Bay Area Housing Action Coalition
  • Barnes Mosher Whitehurst Lauter & Partners
  • Claudine Cheng Consultants
  • Global SF
  • Makras Real Estate
  • Kanishka Cheng
  • Melanie Nutter for Bart Board
  • 50+1
  • Eastern Neighborhoods Democratic Club
  • Hsieh & Associates
  • Maggie Muir & Associates
  • Recology
  • Reiner & Associates
  • SF Hep B Free
  • Solyd Architecture Management & Design
  • Ellen Osmundson
  • Joyce Trompeta
  • Ron Dudum
  • Stephanie Chan
  • Gabriel Dobbs
  • Armand Domalewski
  • Joel Engardio
  • E Fahn
  • James Haas
  • Caryl Ito
  • Genevieve Jopanda
  • Maria Kiskis
  • Ryan Kiskis
  • Patti Lee
  • Tiffany Lei
  • Vincent Lei
  • Vincent Leung
  • Emma Nakayoshi
  • Michelle Nakayoshi
  • April Nakayoshi
  • Takeshi Nakayoshi
  • Margaret O’Sullivan
  • Michelle Parker
  • Hannah Versola
  • Mitzi Wong-Nguyen





  • $2,500 – Academy Awards: VIP Seating for 10, Logo on screen, Gift Bags, Premium Snacks, Social Media
  • $1,000 – Golden Globes: VIP Seating for 4, Logo on screen, Gift Bags, Premium Snacks, Social Media
  • $500 – Screen Actor’s Guild: VIP Seating for 2, Gift Bags, Premium Snacks, Social Media
  • $250 – People’s Choice: Premier Seats for 2, Premium Snacks, Social Media
  • $100 – Teen Choice Award: Premier Seat for 1, Premium Snacks

General Tickets

  • $30 – 1 General ticket – SOLD OUT
  • $20 – 1 Student ticket – SOLD OUT

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