"When Ball Is Life" is the true story of Korean American immigrant, Tim Kim who unknowingly became the iconic face of "Asian Ballers" across the universe. In this short and intimate documentary, by filmmaker, Jeremy Eichenbaum, Tim Kim explains how his image was used as an internet meme-- shared, liked, and rewritten hundreds of thousands if not millions of times. He then shares with us his deeply felt perspective on life, societal challenges, and the nature of staying true to ones passions.
"And you know that ball, can literally be a ball of passion, whatever your ball may be, bring it to the court, because you know in your heart that ball is life." - Tim Kim
Directed by Jeremy Eichenbaum. Original music by Chris Upton. Watch here