Narrative Competition

Lucky Grandma

Lucky Grandma

Despite the worry of her family, an ornery and chain-smoking Chinese grandmother is eager to live life as an independent woman after finding herself recently widowed. When a local fortune teller predicts a most auspicious day in her future, Grandma decides to head to the casino and goes all in hoping to win enough money to keep her apartment. As luck would have it, the night goes awry and Grandma becomes a target of some local gangsters. Desperate to protect herself, Grandma employs the services of a bodyguard from a rival gang. Grandma and the bodyguard form an unlikely friendship as the two find themselves in the middle of a gang war in New York City’s Chinatown.

Film Details


Sasie Sealy


Cara Marcous, Krista Parris


Angela Cheng, Sasie Sealy

Run Time

87 min

Key Cast

Tsai Chin, Corey Ha, Michael Tow, Woody Fu, Yan Xi, Wai Ching Ho, Clem Cheung


  • November 14 | 8:30 PM | Charles Krug Winery
  • November 15 | 5:00 PM | Copia Theater
  • November 17 | 5:30 PM | Native Sons
  • Narrative Competition
  • Charles Krug Winery
  • Copia Theater
  • Native Sons