Film News: Chicago Premiere of ‘Banana Season’ at Gene Siskel Film Center, Oct. 5, 2018

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CHICAGO – The Gene Siskel Film Center is screening a Chicago premiere, and it’s the debut director effort of producer/cinematographer Sanghoon Lee. “Banana Season” is the story of friendship and redemption through two dreamer souls. The premiere is set for 8pm on Friday, October 5th, 2018, and director Lee will make an appearance on behalf of the film. For more details and tickets, click here.

The Chicago Premiere of ‘Banana Season’ is on October 5th, 2018
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The story is a oddball “bromance” between Sun (James Kyson), a stringy cage fighter who can’t bear to hurt an opponent, and Pete (Pancho Moler), a little person who likes to wear wings and dreams of flight. Their encounters comes at a crucial time in both their lives, as Sun is resisting the parenting of a son he fathered as a teen and Pete is painting a mural on the town’s water tower that communicates his dream. The intersection is of lives in flux, at the gentle point of departure that have them ready to soar. The filmed is produced by James Choi, who was just recognized in New City Magazine’s recent FILM 50, for his contributions to Chicago’s cinema community.

The Chicago premiere of “Banana Season” is Friday, October 5th at 8pm (with an encore on October 7th at 5pm), 2018, at the Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 North State in Chicago. For more information regarding the Gene Siskel Film Center, click here. senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

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