A Thousand Years of Good Prayers
Director Wayne Wang (The Joy Luck Club, Maid in Manhattan, and Last Holiday) screens his film about a Chinese man's journey to the US.
When: Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, 6 p.m.
Where: MultiCultural Ctr., Channel Islands Rd., UCSB, CA
Age limit: All ages
Categories: Film Screening
Enticing and absolutely delightful, this is an amazingly smart and fascinating movie about a Chinese man who, after the death of his wife, decides to travel to the United States in order to see his estranged daughter. In the end, their stories are intimately and irrevocably linked to the legacy of what they went through during the Cultural Revolution. Conversation with Yunte Huang, Professor of English, and director Wayne Wang following the screening. Wayne Wang, 83 min., Mandarin, Persian, and English, 2007, USA.
Event posted Jan. 8, 2013
Last updated Jan. 8, 2013