Bad Axe

Director: David Siev Run Time: 100 min. Release Year: 2022

Starring: Austin Turmell, Chun Siev, Jaclyn Siev, Michael Meinhold, Skyler Janssen

Country: United States
Language: English

Ohio Premiere presented at the Film Center as part of Cinema Columbus 2022

A real-time portrait of 2020 unfolds as an Asian-American family in Trump’s rural America fights to keep their restaurant and American dream alive in the face of a pandemic, neo-Nazis, and generational scars from the Killing Fields.

“feels essential when we tell the story of how 2020 shaped this country, revealing both strengths and weaknesses in small towns across the United States”

—Brian Tallerico for Roger Ebert

David Siev’s intimate and moving debut feature documentary had its World Premiere at the 2022 SXSW Film Festival.

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