Thursday, October 3, 2019
Film - Short | October 3 | 6:30-9 p.m. | 340 Stephens Hall
Join the Arab Film and Media Institute for a special pre-festival Kick-Off at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, a week before the opening night of the Arab Film Festival. We will show the shorts program Aswat Jadida أصوات جديدة (New Voices) and host a Q&A session with AFMI Director Serge Bakalian after the screening.
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Film - Feature | October 3 | 7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
The tale of a young womans battle against her bullying father expands into a rousing cry against all tyranny in Shi Dongshans strikingly fresh 1932 melodrama, recently rescued from obscurity thanks to a brilliant restoration from the China Film Archive. Chinese film icons Chen Yanyan and Zheng Junli star as the young woman and the bookish neighbor who helps rescue her, but the films... More >