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Reality in Long Shots: A Hou Hsiao-hsien Retrospective

September 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm - $11.25

The Austin Asian American Film Festival and Austin Film Society present “Reality in Long Shots,” a retrospective of works by the pioneering Taiwanese writer-director Hou Hsiao-Hsien, at AFS Cinema from September 8-29, 2018. This retrospective is the largest of Director Hou’s works that Austin has seen since 2000, and is made possible by the Ministry of Culture – Taiwan’s Spotlight Taiwan grant, with assistance from the Taiwan Academy of Houston.

Film fans will be particularly excited to see two films that have never been released in the United States among the lineup: a new 4K digital restoration of THE BOYS FROM FENGKUEI opens the event on September 8th, and a 35mm print of A CITY OF SADNESS closes it on September 29th. Special guest Peggy Chiao, a producer, critic, and current professor of creative filmmaking at the Taipei National University of the Arts, will be in attendance on closing night to introduce A CITY OF SADNESS and participate in a moderated discussion after the film.

Lineup:

THE BOYS FROM FENGKUEI

Taiwan | 1983 | 100 minutes | DCP | Mandarin and Taiwanese with English Subtitles

September 8th, 7:00 pm

THE TIME TO LIVE AND THE TIME TO DIE

Taiwan | 1985 | 136 minutes | 35mm | Mandarin, Hakka, and Taiwanese with English Subtitles

September 11th, 6:30 pm

GOODBYE SOUTH, GOODBYE

Taiwan/Japan | 1996 | 112 minutes | 35mm | Mandarin and Taiwanese with English Subtitles

September 15th, 1:00 pm

MILLENIUM MAMBO
Taiwan/France | 2001 | 105 minutes | 35mm | Mandarin with English Subtitles

September 18th, 6:30 pm

FLOWERS OF SHANGHAI
Taiwan/Japan | 1998 | 113 minutes | 35mm | Shanghainese and Cantonese with English Subtitles

September 22nd, 7:00pm

A CITY OF SADNESS

Taiwan | 1989 | 159 minutes | 35mm | Taiwanese, Mandarin, Japanese, Shanghainese, and Cantonese with English Subtitles

September 29th, 7:00 pm

Details

Date:
September 8
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
$11.25
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.austinfilm.org/series/reality-in-long-shots-a-hou-hsiao-hsien-retrospective/

Organizer

Austin Asian American Film Festival
Email:
marketing@aaafilmfest.com
Website:
http://www.aaafilmfest.com/

Venue

AFS Cinema
6406 N IH-35 Suite 3100
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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