Winner of a dozen film festival awards, including the 2023 AVFest Audience Award for a Feature-Length Documentary, 26.2 TO LIFE from director & producer Christine Yoo, hits select theaters on September 22nd.
Join AVFilm Executive Director Kathryn Hecht at Rialto Cinemas Sebastopol as she moderates two special post-screening discussions on Saturday & Sunday of opening weekend.
CHRISTINE YOO (DIRECTOR/PRODUCER) is a director, producer, writer, a volunteer at San Quentin State Prison. She has produced non-fiction series for National Geographic, History, Oxygen, and PBS. Her independent work focuses on under-served voices and has been supported by Sundance, HOKA, The Marshall Project, Rogovy Foundation, LGMobile, Hyundai, and Korean Air. Highlights include the documentary short, A Conversation With Claudia a special project for Museum of Modern Art (MoMA); the cult anime series Afro Samurai starring Samuel L. Jackson; and the award-winning Korean-American rom-com Wedding Palace. 26.2 TO LIFE is Yoo’s first feature documentary. SUNDAY ONLY.
ANTWAN WILLIAMS (MUSIC COMPOSER) is the Co-Creator and Sound Designer for the award-winning podcast Ear Hustle. As a multi-faceted artist, his practices include dance, visual arts, spoken word, as well as music composition. In October of 2019, Antwan was released from prison after serving 13 years and is currently performing music throughout the Bay Area and touring local schools, using his lived experiences as a way to deconstruct the school to prison pipeline.
Saturday, September 23, 2023. Screening at 7pm, Q&A after the show at 8:30pm.
Sunday, September 24, 2023. Screening at 1pm, Q&A after the show at 2:20pm.
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