March 23, 2013 · 3:30 PM
This location is shown only to members
Note: Showtime is 4 p.m. Running time is 96 minutes. Tickets are $10 as part of a CAAMFest 6-Pack, $10 for CAAM members, $11 for students, seniors (65+) and the disabled, and $12 general, available at the CAAMFest Web site. Tickets CAN and WILL sell out, so get yours sooner rather than later. We'll meet in the ticket holders' line, and anyone who has trouble finding the venue or the group can call Alby at[masked]-5971.
CAAMFest (formerly the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival) takes place March 14 through 24 at venues across the Bay Area, showcasing film, music, food and digital media by some of the world's leading Asian and Asian American artists.
Zhang Yuan, Sixth Generation standout and two-time World Cinema Grand Jury Prize winner at Sundance (for 2006's "Little Red Flower" and 2009's "Dada's Dance"), has won international acclaim for his latest, an urban drama focusing on the left-behind young adults of Beijing.
Synopsis: A motley group of four down-and-out twentysomethings navigates the fringes of China's economic boom.
WARNING! Trailer contains violent and disturbing images: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ze9WvNcmEfw
"Highly accessible and heartfelt" -- Anthony Kaufman, Screen Daily
"Zhang tempers his bleak outlook with resilient dry humor that makes his memorable characters' struggles for survival surprisingly enjoyable" -- Ronnie Scheib, Variety
Official selection of the Busan, Hong Kong Asian, Toronto and Vancouver film festivals
We'll meet up after the movie. Join us!