Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of APA Heritage Month (1978-2018)
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month events are happening throughout San Francisco in the month of May. This Master Calendar of events is compiled by the APA Heritage Foundation, in partnership with the Mayor’s APA Heritage Celebration Committee and the Official Celebration Partners of the 40th Anniversary:
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Film: The Big Sick
May 13, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmFree
Join us at Western Addition Branch Library for a viewing of The Big Sick. Based on the real-life courtship between Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, The Big Sick tells the story of Pakistan-born aspiring comedian Kumail (Nanjiani), who connects with grad student Emily (Kazan) after one of his standup sets. However, what they thought would be just a one-night stand blossoms into the real thing, which complicates the life that is expected of Kumail by his traditional Muslim parents. When Emily is beset with a mystery illness, it forces Kumail to navigate the medical crisis with her parents, Beth and Terry (Holly Hunter and Ray Romano) who he’s never met, while dealing with the emotional tug-of-war between his family and his heart.
(2017, Rated R, 2 hours)