14th Chinese Film Festival
March 18: A World without Thieves (2004)
A con-team couple head west after taking a city businessman for his BMW. But the two soon find themselves at odds -- until a chance encounter with an artless carpenter changes everything.
March 25: The Story of Qiu Ju (1992)
A pregnant peasant woman seeks redress from the Chinese bureaucracy after the village chief kicks her husband in the groin in this comedy of justice. As she is frustrated by each level of the hierarchy and travels farther and farther away from the countryside the viewer is also provided with a look at the changing China.
April 1: Assembly (2007)
In 1948, during the Chinese Civil War, Captain Gu Zidi from the People’s Liberation Army falls in disgrace after he fails to hear the call of the retreat bugle and all his men die. He spends the rest of his life feeling guilty for the death of his men and trying to prove himself and to achieve recognition for the honorable deeds of his soldiers.
April 8: Echoes of the Rainbow (2010)
In 1960s Hong Kong, a cobbler and his wife struggle to raise their two boys -- a high school track star and a mischievous kleptomaniac -- while confronting challenges ranging from class struggles to typhoons.
Screenings begin promptly at 6 p.m. with discussion following. Discussion leader is Jue Liu, Master’s of Mass Communication candidate
All screenings are in Mass Communication Room 103
Attendance taken and reported to instructors upon request
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