Richard Wong and Colma: The Musical Story

Wednesday, July 25, 2007

Combine 3 recent high school graduates, the town Colma where the dead outnumber the living 1500 to 1 because of cemetaries, and throw in 13 musical numbers and you have ”Colma: The Musical Story” directed by Richard Wong.

Definitely peaks the interests doesn’t it? It has been awarded the Special Jury Prize at the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival, Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival and San Diego Asian Film Festival. It was honored with nominations for the Gotham Award (”Best Film Not in a Theater Near You”) and the Independent Spirit Award (”Someone To Watch Award”).

Check out the article down at IFC as well as well as the movie’s web site.