All scheduled dates:
- October 3, 2018 - 5:30pm-7:30pm (ended)
- October 10, 2018 - 5:30pm-7:30pm (ended)
- October 17, 2018 - 5:30pm-7:30pm (ended)
- October 24, 2018 - 5:30pm-7:30pm (ended)
Movie Night @ Claremont
October 2018: Asian-American Film Fest and special guest speaker
Stephen Gong, Executive Director of The Center for Asian American Media (CAAM) in San Francisco will speak before our second film this month, Gook, at 5:30pm on October 10th. Please join us for this exciting talk on the movie of the evening, the films in this month's movie series and the cultural phenomenon of Crazy Rich Asians, the first American film to have a predominately Asian cast in 25years.
Mr. Gong developed and taught a course at UC Berkeley on the history of Asian American media, has written numerous articles and essays on the topic and was the featured historian in the film Hollywood Chinese. Learn more about CAAM at http://caamedia.org/public-media/history/
Wednesday, October 3rd, 5:30pm Joy Luck Club R/ 139 minutes/ 1993
American daughters, Chinese mothers, is there really a sea between them? Emotionally stirring and visually beautiful.
Wednesday, October 10th, 5:30 pm ** Pre-film talk with Stephen Gong, CAAM Director
Wednesday, October 10th, 6:00pm Gook NR/ 94 minutes/ 2017
Korean American shopkeepers in South Central L. A. suddenly fear for their lives and livelihood as riots break out in their neighborhood over the Rodney King verdict.
Wednesday October 17th, 5:30pm Big Sick R /119 minutes/ 2017
It’s love! It’s hilarious! But are love and laughter enough to bridge so many differences? Based on the real-life romance of stars Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon.
Wednesday October 24th, 5:30pm Enter the Dragon R/ 102 minutes /1973
Catch the Bruce Lee classic on our big screen! Duck the martial arts master’s flying kicks! Dodge the villains’ desperate fists!