IN A NEW YORK MINUTE from first time writer/director Ximan Li will have its World Premiere at the 2019 Newport Beach Film Festival on Sunday, April 28, 2019.
Based on a Chinese short story, IN A NEW YORK MINUTE takes a slice-of-life look at relationships highlighted by its Asian and Asian American-led cast. Ximan Li leads a female driven production crew to create an intimate character study that interprets love from three different points of view. The film stars Celia Au, Amy Chang, Yi Liu, with Ludi Lin, and Cheng Pei Pei.
IN A NEW YORK MINUTE follows three strangers as they accidentally discover the solution to their problems lies in a single pregnancy test. Amy is haunted by a past breakup that has manifested into an eating disorder. Angel is caught between a loveless marriage to an American business man and a passionate affair with a Chinese writer. Nina moonlights as an escort in order to support herself.