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Jul 21, 2022
DEALING WITH DAD star Dana Lee featured in the Texas Observer
Dana Lee is one of the country’s most overlooked Asian American actors. He has been in over 100 films over the course of his 50-year career in Hollywood, but his childhood began in segregation-era Houston.
Lee stars in a new feature film directed by Tom Huang called Dealing With Dad, which is screening at the 45th Asian Film Festival of Dallas on July 23 at the Angelika Film Center...
Jun 16, 2022
Bentonville Film Festival to Honor 'Queer as Folk' Star Fin Argus and 'Dear White People' Producer Effie Brown
The Bentonville Film Festival, chaired by Geena Davis, is set to honor actor Fin Argus and producer Effie Brown at its eighth annual event produced by the nonprofit BFFoundation.
May 21, 2022
Less Hat, Moorhead: Dad Company
Dealing With Dad--Three grown children in a Taiwanese-American family reunite at their childhood home in Milpitas, California when their father shows signs of depression. He lies in bed all day watching TV and won't engage with anybody, except to absently offer his kids money.
May 14, 2022
Review: 'Dealing With Dad' Is the Family Dramedy for the Modern Asian American
Filmmaker and actor Tom Huang turns a spotlight on these issues in his latest release, “Dealing With Dad.” The film had its Los Angeles premiere at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival on May 7 and stars Ally Maki, Hayden Szeto and Peter S. Kim. Dana Lee takes on the role of their once-fearsome family patriarch, now bedridden after developing clinical depression. But as his three children reluctantly reunite to get him the help he needs, they grapple with the question of whether they actually want him to get better.
Apr 11, 2022
Dealing with Dad finds heart and humor in this universal story of family
Tom Huang’s feature film debut “Find Me” remains a favorite indie film of mine and now with his sophomore film “Dealing with Dad,” Huang polishes his edges, refines his themes and brings us yet another universal story—dealing with an aging parent who is depressed.
Nov 22, 2021
Sundance Wish List: 40 Films We Hope Will Premiere at the 2022 Festival
No, no, it’s not that kind of film. Margaret is also tasked with a pair of hapless brothers, said depressed father used to be a giant jerk, and the realization that sad dad might be the better option will loom over the entire outing. It’s billed as a “comedic drama,” and it sounds like just the right mix of deep emotion and biting humor that Sundance loves to showcase. Huang is due for a hit, and Sundance could provide him that chance.
Oct 7, 2021
Ally Maki, Hayden Szeto, And Peter S. Kim Are 'Dealing With Dad' In Tom Huang Family Dramedy
Filmmaker Tom Huang (Find Me) has recently wrapped his latest project Dealing With Dad starring Ally Maki (Toy Story 4, Disney+’s upcoming Home Alone reboot) Hayden Szeto (Edge of Seventeen, Come As You Are, Truth Or Dare), and Peter S. Kim (Amazon’s forthcoming Fairfax, Just For Laughs New Faces of Comedy)...
Aug 31, 2021
Bentonville Film Festival Org Launches Production Arm to Champion Women, Inclusive Voices
The new Bentonville Way Entertainment already has a slate of films in the pipeline featuring alumni from from past Bentonville fests: the Amber McGinnis-directed Buddy, the Jennifer Gerber-directed Has Been Beauty Queen and Dealing With Dad written and directed by Tom Huang. Kristin Mann will serve as Head of Content.