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Movie Appreciation - Ilo Ilo
Facebook Link: SFYAD Page Link: BLIA SFYAD presents our Movie Appreciation Event! The movie we will be screening is titled ” Ilo Ilo”, which is a film about kinship, family values and respect, in times of hardship. Sypnosis: Set in Singapore during the 1997 Asian financial crisis. Ilo Ilo chronicles the day-to-day drama of the Lim family - troublesome grade-schooler Jiale and his overstressed parents, Heck and Leng. Comfortably middleclass and with another baby on the way, they hire Teresa, a Filipino immigrant, as a live-in maid and nanny. An outsider in both the family and Singapore itself, Teresa initially struggles to manage Jiale's antics and find her footing in her new community. The two eventually form a unique bond, but just as Teresa becomes an unspoken part of the family, unforeseen circumstances in an uncertain economy will challenge the new normal yet again Details: Date/Time: 11/18,[masked]pm Duration:: 2.5hrs Film: 1.5hrs Venue: 1750 Van Ness Avenue, San Bao Temple Movie is primarily in Mandarin with English subtitles. Prior to the event, a complimentary lunch will be held from 12.30pm – 1:30pm. Event is free but registration is required due to limited spaces.

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San Bao Temple

1750 Van Ness Ave · San Francisco, CA


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We organize Buddhism study groups, meditation classes, seminars, Buddhist services, community services such as volunteering at the food bank, nursing homes, etc.

We welcome all gender, race, and religion (or the lack of) to join us for open discussions and volunteering.

This group is affiliated with SF American Buddhist Cultural Society, San Bao Temple.

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