Monthly Archives: March 2013

A Deer of Nine Colors and Nezha Conquers the Dragon King

March 28 A Deer of Nine Colors (1981), China, in Mandarin with English Subtitles. 30 minutes. Nezha Conquers the Dragon King (1979), China, in Mandarin with English Subtitles. 65 minutes. This week we are screening two animated films from the … Continue reading

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Empress Wu

March 14 Empress Wu (1963), Hong Kong, in Mandarin with English Subtitles. 111 minutes. This Shaw Brothers film chronicles the life of the Empress Wu Tse Tien from her teenage years until she is an old woman. With beautifully shot … Continue reading

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Nowhere Man

March 7 Nowhere Man (1991), Japan, in Japanese with English Subtitles. 107 minutes. A manga artist decides to leave his job and life behind and move away. He takes his family with him and tries to sell “art rocks” he … Continue reading

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Moods of Love

February 28 Moods of Love (1976), Hong Kong, in Mandarin with English Subtitles. 98 minutes. This Shaw Bros. film tells two tales of love and lust. The first is about a monk tempted to break his celibacy by a prostitute … Continue reading

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Jeans Blues: No Future

February 21 Jeans Blues: No Future (1974), Japan, in Japanese with English Subtitles. 91 minutes. Seiko and Jiro come together by accident after stealing money. Together they set off on a roadtrip of spending and stealing some more until the … Continue reading

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Black Silk

February 14 Black Silk (1961), Thailand, in Thai with English Subtitles. 119 minutes. This film is considered to be the first film noir from Thailand. In it, a nightclub owner tries to avoid paying a debt to a rival by … Continue reading

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Enter the Fat Dragon

February 7 Enter the Fat Dragon (1978), Hong Kong, in Cantonese and Mandarin with English Subtitles. 100 minutes. This kung-fu comedy stars Sammo Hung as swine herder who is obsessed with Bruce Lee and tries his best to mimic his … Continue reading

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