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Chinese Film Festival (September 7 -12) WEDNESDAY 7 SEPTEMBER @ 7:30 PM – HI, MOM (你好，李焕英)
7 September @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival with six recent films from China, which has become the world’s largest film industry over the past two years. Selections include an animated coming-of-age story about lion dancers (I Am What I Am), a look at the early days of COVID-19 in Wuhan (Ode to the Spring), a legendary historical war epic (The Eight Hundred) and a heartfelt tale of sisterly love (Sister).
All screenings are FREE to attend and open to the public – no membership or registration is required. All sessions commence at 7:30 PM, with the exception of Sunday’s screening, which starts at 3 PM.
Films will be presented in their original language with English subtitles. Proudly presented by the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China.
WEDNESDAY 7 SEPTEMBER @ 7:30 PM – HI, MOM (你好，李焕英)
Director: Jia Ling
After her mother is killed in a car accident, a young woman finds herself transported back in time to the 1980s where she befriends her mother in her youth. (Note: this film replaces the previously advertised I AM WHAT I AM at the same date and time)
(PG, 128 mins, 2021)