MDMA 9.14.18


MDMA is a semi-autobiographical crime drama inspired by true events of filmmaker Angie Wang’s gritty past as one of the major players in the party-drug business. It’s 1984, and a young working-class woman, Angie Wang (Annie Q.) from New Jersey is about to start her freshman year at a prestigious San Francisco university. On her first day, she meets her new roommate, a rich girl named Jeanine Rockwell (Francesca Eastwood), and the two bond over booze, boys, and their first taste of freedom! When her financial aid is cut, she uses her book and street smarts, along with school resources to synthesize the growing popular drug, Ecstasy. Her dual life as the Asian ‘model minority’ coed and profit-driven drug dealer is further complicated by her desire to help a girl who reminds her of her own dark past.
Director: Angie Wang
Writers: Angie Wang
Actors: Annie Q., Francesca Eastwood, Pierson Fode, Ron Yuan, Scott Keije Takeda, Elisa Donovan, Yetide Badaki, Aalyrah Caldwell
Genre: Drama
Run Time: 1 hour 38 minutes