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This Week’s Events: 1428 and Fortune Teller in San Francisco, Oxhide II and Disorder in Pomona

DGENERATE FILMS EVENTS FOR THE WEEK OF 4/11/11-4/17/11


Fortune Teller


This week, Chinese films show in Pomona, San Francisco, and Ithaca. Director Liu Jiayin will make a special appearance at a screening of “Oxhide II” at Pomona College, and Karin Chien, president and founder of dGenerate Films, will introduce “Disorder” at the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival.

Oxhide II at Pomona College Director Liu Jiayin in attendance

Part of the series “Between Disorder and Unexpected Pleasures: Tales from the New Chinese Cinema”

Monday April 11th at 7:30 PM

Address: Rose Hills Theatres- Pomona College 170 E Sixth Street Claremont, CA

Description: Oxhide II is “A masterpiece… inventive, quietly virtuosic.” (Bordwell, Observations on Film Art). Building on the stunning vision of OXHIDE (voted one of the best Chinese films of the 2000s), writer-director Liu Jiayin once again casts herself and her parents in scripted versions of their life in a tiny Beijing apartment. The screening is free.

1428 at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Screening as part of the Series: Fearless: Chinese Independent Documentaries

Thursday, April 14th at 7:30 PM

Address: 701 Mission Street San Francisco, California, 94103

Description: 1428 premiered in the U.S. in the 2010 Documentary Fortnight Festival at MoMA, won the Best Documentary Award at the 2009 Venice International Film Festival, and won Los Angeles Film Festival’s “2010 Best of the Fest”. The film observes the aftermath of the Great Sichuan Earthquake that took place on May 12, 2008, and left 70,000 dead and 375,000 injured. Tickets for the screening are $7 for general admission and $5 for seniors, students, and teachers. Gallery admission is included in ticket price. Tickets can be purchased online here.

Information on more events in Pomona, Ithaca, and San Francisco after the break.

Disorder at Pomona College Part of the series “Between Disorder and Unexpected Pleasures: Tales from the New Chinese Cinema”

Thursday, April 14th at 7:30 PM

Address: Rose Hills Theatres- Pomona College 170 E Sixth Street Claremont, CA

Description: Huang Weikai’s one-of-a-kind news documentary captures, with remarkable freedom, the anarchy, violence, and seething anxiety animating China’s major cities today. The film will be preceded by Ying Liang’s “Condolences” (19 min, 2009). The screening is free.

Disorder at the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival with an appearance from founder and president of dGenerate Films, Karin Chien

Saturday, April 16th at 2:10 PM

Address: Ithaca College 953 Danby Road Ithaca, NY 14850

Description: Individual tickets for the screening are $9 general admission, $8 for students, and $6.50 for seniors. Seating at all FLEFF events is on a FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED basis.

Fortune Teller at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Screening as part of the Series: Fearless: Chinese Independent Documentaries

Sunday, April 17th at 2 PM

Address: 701 Mission Street San Francisco, California, 94103

Description: Official selection at the Rotterdam International Film Festival, Fortune Teller is about Li Baicheng, a charismatic fortune teller who services a clientele of prostitutes and marginalized figures whose jobs, like his, are commonplace but technically illegal in China. Tickets for the screening are $7 for general admission and $5 for seniors, students, and teachers. Gallery admission is included in ticket price. Tickets can be purchased online here.

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