Yale Society of Singapore: “Cinema of China” FILM SERIES ~ Kickoff

The Yali Society of Singapore

“Cinema of China” FILM SERIES ~ Kickoff

HERO (99 min.)

 

With Jet Li, Tony Leung, Maggie Cheung, Zhang Ziyi

“This mature movie is a meditation on the nature of heroism, the purpose of violence, and what it takes to live in peace.”

“ZHANG YIMOU’S HERO IS BEAUTIFUL AND BEGUILING”-Roger Ebert

“THIS MAY BE ONE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL MOVIES EVER SHOT.” – Liz Perle

“POWERFUL INTELECTUAL ENERGY …HIGHLY SOPHISTICATED ARTISTIC DEVICES”-The Film Quarterly

INTRODUCTION by Prof Chee Keng Lee and POST SCREENING Q & A by Prof Lee and Jing Hu both of the Humanities Department at YALE-NUS – A Chinese Language Movie with Sub-titles

WHEN: Saturday, 25 March 2017 WHERE: The “Collections Room” at ’10 Scotts Road’ at the Grand Hyatt; Chinese buffet and beverages provided ; cash bar COST: $40 per person in advance, payable by PayPal. Due to space limitations, we suggest you reserve early. Payments by ‘waiting-list’ late-comers will be refunded.   For Registration: Contact Adam Click <ys-singapore@yalechina.org>

The YALI SOCIETY OF SINGAPORE is an initiative by the

YALE-CHINA ASSOCIATION, New Haven, CT