Okja

Sun 3/24/2024 • 11AM PDT

Billy Wilder Theater at the Hammer Museum

Presented by the UCLA Film & Television Archive and the Hammer Museum
All Family Flicks screenings are free admission. Seating is first come, first served. The Billy Wilder Theater opens 15 minutes before each Family Flicks program.

Okja
U.S./South Korea, 2017

Mija and her grandfather live in harmony with Okja, a giant, loving, genetically modified “superpig” who was created as part of a secret experiment. When a corporation comes to reclaim Okja, Mija embarks on a perilous mission to save her loved one from a sinister corporate conspiracy. Replete with an all-star cast and stunning special effects, this heartfelt story from Academy Award winner Bong Joon Ho (Parasite) exposes the atrocities of factory farming, corporations and greed while centering a story of love, kindness and the ethical treatment of animals.

DCP, color, in English and Korean with English subtitles, 121 min. Director: Bong Joon Ho. Screenwriter: Bong Joon Ho, Jon Ronson. With: Tilda Swinton, Jake Gyllenhaal, Paul Dano, Seo-hyun Ahn.

Warning: Strong language and images of violence/slaughter throughout. Recommend for ages 15+.

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