FREE Friday Night Film Screening - Eat Drink Man Woman

Ang Lee (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) directs Eat Drink Man Woman - come join us for a Friday night at the movies (and maybe dinner afterward!)

Eat Drink Man Woman will be screened in the Meyer Auditorium at the Freer Gallery. This is a free screening open to the public and we do not have reserved seats.

Eat Drink Man Woman will be a popular movie screening and you will have to be in line by 6:30P at the Meyer Auditorium to be sure of getting a seat.

I will try to sit in a left aisle seat in the middle section of the theater. Please look for me there as you come into the auditorium. It is unlikely that we will all be able to sit together, but please say hi once you get a seat!

The screening starts at 7:00P sharp and latecomers will not be seated.

AFTER THE MOVIE: Since the screening is on a Friday night and this is most definitely a foodie movie, I am asking for a show of hands of who would like to venture to Full Kee Restaurant in Chinatown for snacks or dinner afterward. Although inexpensive, Full Kee has been rated one of the top 100 Chinese restaurants in the USA. We would meet in the lobby of the theater right after the screening and walk two blocks to the L'Enfant Plaza Metro Station to take the metro to the Gallery Place/Chinatown Metro Station.

ABOUT: Eat Drink Man Woman

Official Trailer

Generations clash around the dining table in Ang Lee’s charming comedy-drama about widowed master chef Chu (the extraordinary Sihung Lung) and his three thoroughly modern daughters. A foodie’s delight, the plot revolves around Chu’s elaborately prepared Sunday dinners—gatherings that trace the sometimes surprising changes in relationships both inside and outside the family.

“The movie's main appeal—beyond stomach yearnings caused by its cuisine—comes from the actors, who infuse their archetypal roles with comedic appeal” (Desson Thomson, Washington Post).

Dir.: Ang Lee, Taiwan/United States, 1994, 124 min., English and Mandarin with English subtitles

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  • Rita Mansfield G.

    What can i say: An Ang Lee film is always a winner.

    December 8, 2012

  • Isabel S.

    Hi Peter
    Last night was my 1st time and I totally enjoyed the film and the whole idea.

    After the film I met two people who had never gone as well, but one was a woman deborah, debbie? who sat at the table next to yours- very petite woman with long salt/pepper hair from Takoma Pk-
    she was just told by a friend of hers about this event - so I met her after the film in the lobby -but she's not a part of this group...yet.

    I gave her a ride to the restaurant along with Bruce M. but when it ended we did not exchange info -unfortunately
    would you or anyone in your group have any idea how to get in touch with her?

    I was seating at back table and she was sitting in table next to yours in the corner.

    Thnks, anyone

    December 8, 2012

  • Gary

    Great movie, great food, great people, great conversation. Had a great time.

    December 8, 2012

  • Aileen

    Fun, interesting, intriguing Ang Lee film

    December 8, 2012

  • Mehmet Y.

    Sorry to cancel, too ill

    December 7, 2012

  • Julie

    Peter,
    I can no longer attend tomorrow. Hope to see you at the next movie. Thank you for Un-rsvp'ing me. Have a great time.

    December 6, 2012

  • Carmelita De C.

    I will see the movie and join everyone in Full Kee. I'm a fan of
    Ang Lee.

    December 6, 2012

  • Remedios K.

    Ang Lee and his films are really an entertaining experience!!!!and Full Kee also would be great for an after movie dinner!!!!!!

    December 6, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    130 people? In the Freer's theatre?

    December 5, 2012

  • suman

    First time! Looking forward to it! Ciao!

    December 5, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    i will be attending and this will be my first..looking forward to it

    December 3, 2012

  • Anjel

    This is a great movie! At the moment, I have to work. If you love food, family and crazy, you will love this movie! It's one of my all time favorite Chinese movies! and the Wedding Banquet! too.

    December 1, 2012

  • Isabel S.

    sounds good, I'm in , Full Kee sounds like a good optoion for foodies

    November 21, 2012

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