Red Bean Soup

Director: Kadi Tsang
Running Time: 18
Location: USA
DCFF SCreening: 2021


In the backdrop of present-day New York, the film follows a couple in their 70s who immigrated from Hong Kong, happily married for decades. The husband (Chun), who has been suffering from Dementia, has slowly forgotten his wife (Lin). Harkening to the old days in Hong Kong selling their iconic Red Bean Soup, Lin hopes to bring her husband’s memory back through the nostalgic bowl of this heartwarming desert.

Screening History & Awards

Winner: First Run Film Festival – Wasserman Award, Carl Lerner Award for a Film with Social Significance, Craft Award for Screenwriting

DCFF Screening Information

Cantonese with English subtitles

Plays with the Around the World in 83 Minutes shorts package sponsored by Pacific Northwest Shop.

Emily loves movies and Tacoma. Thus, the Destiny City Film Festival was born in 2013 and has been going strong ever since!