the joy luck club – American Film Institute
The Joy Luck Club Film Still - Tamlyn Tomita, Rosalind Chao, Ming-Na Wen, Tsai Chin, Kieu Chinh, Lisa Lu, France Nuyen, and Lauren Tom

THE JOY LUCK CLUB (1993) – AFI Movie Club

A lush adaptation of the acclaimed novel by Amy Tan, THE JOY LUCK CLUB (1993) featured casting by AFI Alum and AFI Conservatory Faculty Heidi Levitt (Class of 1987), who established a close collaboration with director Wayne Wang – with whom she would subsequently work with on projects including SMOKE and BLUE IN THE FACE....
Saving Face Film Still - Michelle Krusiec and Lynn Chen

AFI Movie Club: SAVING FACE

SAVING FACE, directed by Alice Wu and starring Michelle Krusiec (DWW Class of 2021) and Joan Chen, follows Wilhelmina “Wil” Pang, a gay Chinese-American doctor whose life is upended when she finds herself juggling her unwed, pregnant mother unexpectedly moving in with her and a burgeoning relationship with a ballet dancer (Lynn Chen). Click Here…
The Joy Luck Club Film Still - Tamlyn Tomita, Rosalind Chao, Ming-Na Wen, Tsai Chin, Kieu Chinh, Lisa Lu, France Nuyen, and Lauren Tom

AFI Movie Club: THE JOY LUCK CLUB

AFI alum and AFI Conservatory faculty Heidi Levitt (Class of 1987) worked as a Casting Director on THE JOY LUCK CLUB, establishing a close collaboration with director Wayne Wang, whom she would later work with on projects including SMOKE and BLUE IN THE FACE.  In this AFI Archive exclusive video, director Wayne Wang talks about…
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