Nora and Hae Sung, two deeply connected childhood friends, are separated after Nora's family emigrates from South Korea. Two decades later, they are reunited in New York for one fateful week as they confront notions of destiny, love, and the choices that make a life in this heartrending modern romance.
Presented in English and Korean with English subtitles.
Actor Greta Lee will be presented with the Spotlight Award. A Q&A with Lee will immediately follows the screening.
ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
Celine Song's play Endlings premiered in 2019 at the American Repertory Theater and had its New York premiere in 2020 at the New York Theatre Workshop. Song has been a finalist for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize and a semifinalist for the American Playwriting Foundation's Relentless Award. Song was also part of the first season writing staff of Amazon's Wheel of Time. Past Lives is her feature directorial debut.