Festivals and Awards

GOLDEN RING BEST FILM AWARD
Asian American Film Awards

GOLDEN CARP AUDIENCE AWARD
Seattle Asian American Film Festival
SLAMDANCE GRAND JURY PRIZE NOMINEE
Slamdance

Reviews

“A different kind of culture shock…the film is fascinating in the way
it manages to be both about Korean-American society and
about young Gen-Xers who could be of any race”

-Rogert Ebert, CHICAGO SUN-TIMES


“EXPLODES”

-Mary Houlihn-Skilton, CHICAGO SUN-TIMES


“Led by the charismatic, impulsive Alex (Burt Bulos)…”

-Bob Strauss, LA DAILY NEWS


“Richly deserves to break out into regular runs the…the experience
of watching Chris Chan Lee’s YELLOW is aking to seeing
‘AMERICAN GRAFFITI’ for the first time…Exceedingly well-drawn and likable
young people…YELLOW packs a terrific…a knockout feature.”

-Kevin Thomas, LOS ANGELES TIMES


“Led by the charismatic Burt Bulos as Alex,
Sin’s decisive if brash best friend,
the supporting cast turn in solid
performances across the board…”

-Kevin Sun, ASIANWEEK


“Funny and moving and so engaging…impressive on all accounts.”

-Tom Lyons, TORONTO EYE


“...relentlessly good performances from Bulos, Chung, and Oh
keep things grounded in the quintessential teen reality.”

-Marc Savalov, THE AUSTIN CHRONICLE


“Lee digs beneath the stereotypes, finding real drama
as well as a rich vein of humor…A real find.”

-David Kehr, NEW YORK DAILY NEWS


Burt Bulos gives a punchy performance as Alex,
A Korean-Filipino, who is the group’s street-smart hipster.
His blustery façade belies a deep sense of
Loyalty and love for his friends…”

-Eleana Kim, ASIAM


“The voice of a new generation of Asian Americans is heard loud and clear.”

-Somini Sengupta, NEW YORK TIMES


“Yellow easily has the best acting among its cinematic peers,
with leads
Burt Bulos and Michael Daeho Chung lending
an impressive grit and intensity to their roles.”

-Oliver Wang, SAN FRANCISCO BAY GUARDIAN


“YELLOW itches for badness…
Stylish and ambitious, it builds to a cathartic scene…”

-Cameron Baily, TORONTO NOW


“A caffeinated and pointedly hip slice of Los Angeles.”

-Gary Dauphin, THE VILLAGE VOICE


“Particular standout (at the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival)’

-Michael Jones, FILMMAKER MAGAZINE


“The voice of a new generation of Asian Americans is heard loud and clear.”

-Somini Sengupta, NEW YORK TIMES


“Burgeoning romances, an off-beat ensemble cast and a question
of courage are all in this good-natured teen comedy.”

-Liam Lacey, TORONTO GLOBE AND MAIL


“Vibrant, ingratiating, good-humored, and off-handedly philosophic…
YELLOW may jump-start Asian-American cinema.”

-Kevin Sun, ASIANWEEK


“The teen comedy you wish had been around
when you were a teenager. A poignant, funny portrait.”

-RELIC MAGAZINE