Film News: Season 14 Final Weekend of Asian Pop-Up Cinema Features Taiwan, April 9-10, 2022

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CHICAGO – Season 14 of Chicago’s Asian Pop-Up Cinema (APUC) … the 2022 Spring Season … wraps up this weekend with two films from Taiwan. “Increasing Echo” is a tense relationship drama about husband and wife trust (April 9th, click here). “Waiting for My Cup of Tea,” the APUC Season 14 finale, is a frothy romantic story of a lovelorn student looking to connect (April 10th, click here). Both films have pre-recorded Q&As moderated by Patrick McDonald of

APUC Finale: ‘Waiting for My Cup of Tea,’ Sunday, April 10th, 2022
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APUC is curated by Founder & Executive Director Sophia Wong Boccio. The diverse lineup celebrates the best of Asian cinema twice a year (Spring and Fall) from South Korea, Japan, Hong Kong, the Philippines and Taiwan, for example. Programming highlights of Season 14 included continuing representation from female filmmakers and for the first time since the pandemic, in-person special guest appearances.

In a Season 14 final weekend preview, actor Chen Yi-wen of “Increasing Echo” and director Phoebe Jan Fu-hua of “Waiting for My Cup of Tea” greet Chicago …

Season 15 of the Asian Pop-Up Cinema will resume in the Fall of 2022, dates TBD. For a complete overview on APUC, click here. senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

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