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CAAMFest: Beijing Flickers (Zhang Yuan, China, 2012)

  • Mar 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:

"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!

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  • willard c.

    Enjoyed both the short and feature film

    March 24, 2013

  • Jiyoung

    thought-provoking. well done.

    March 23, 2013

  • Nitin

    guests in town. Unfortunately can't make it.

    March 22, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I have one extra ticket in discount price. Email me if interested.

    March 21, 2013

  • Jean

    try to be there in time after Bouquets to Art 2013 in de young.

    March 21, 2013

  • Alby

    Added some RSVP spots. Tickets are still available.

    March 20, 2013

  • Milly

    I have a few discount tickets available pick up in the city. Email me if interested in them.

    March 18, 2013

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