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Winner of the Emerging Filmmaker Award at the 2019 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, HAPPY CLEANERS is available to watch via Video on Demand or DVD. Learn more at koreanamericanstory.org

On May 22, join Coalition of Asian Pacific American’s AAPI Heritage Festival, United We Stand, for a free screening of the film and an interactive Q+A with the directors and producers afterwards in a Zoom room at 5:30pm PT. Click here to register.

An immigrant story of a Korean-American family struggling to run a dry cleaning business in Flushing, Queens. Follow the Choi family as they confront their individual struggles, cultural clashes, and generational divide all while trying to keep their failing family business afloat.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    96 minutes
  • Language
    English, Korean
  • Country
    United States
  • Director
    Julian Kim, Peter S. Lee
  • Screenwriter
    Julian Kim, Peter S. Lee, Kat Kim
  • Executive Producer
    KoreanAmericanStory.org, Thomas Park Clement, Wonsook Kim
  • Cinematographer
    Gordon Yu