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Feb 01 2016


Win the new movie How to Win at Checkers (Every Time) by Josh Kim from Wolfe Video on DVD!

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From a press release:

Superstar Thai actor-model Toni Rakkaen headlines this striking debut feature from Korean-American writer-director Josh Kim. As the now grown Oat, he recalls his childhood experience of trying to rescue his gay older brother Ek from being drafted into military service. As Ek grapples with the gritty realities of life in Bangkok - working at a bar for male hustlers and sex-workers - he has also found love with his more privileged boyfriend Jai. When the moment of truth arrives with the draft lottery these 21-year-olds must draw either a black or a red slip to possibly be conscripted into the armed forces. Who will be sent off to the service and who will get to stay home?

Told with an nuanced detail from the younger brother's point of view, this drama takes a refreshingly unadorned and impartial look at an essentially loving environment where social conditions are governed by corruption and false ideals. Based on the stories from the bestselling book Sightseeing by Rattawut Lapcharoensap, the film unfolds as a riveting dramatic portrayal of poverty and privilege, corruption and the compromises of growing up in contemporary Thailand.

HOW TO WIN AT CHECKERS (EVERY TIME) also features stellar performances from Ingkarat "Ryu" Damrongsakkulas as the 11 year-old Oat and Natarat Lakha "Nut" as irrepressible trans woman Kitty. The film is writer/director Josh Kim's debut feature film, and was produced by Hollywood veteran Chris Lee (Superman Returns, SWAT, Valkryie), Edward Gunawan, and Anocha Suwichakornpong.

The film debuts February 2 across all digital platforms, including iTunes, Vimeo On Demand, and, and will also be available same date on DVD via Wolfe Video and many major retailers.

Keep reading to watch the trailer ...