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This Week’s Events: Disorder in Chicago and New York

Monday, May 16th, 2011

DGENERATE FILMS EVENTS FOR THE WEEK OF 5/16/11-5/22/11

Disorder at the Nightingale

Friday May 20th at 8:00 PM

Presented by White Light Cinema, with an intro by dGenerate VP Kevin Lee

Address:
The Nightingale
1084 N. Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, Illinois

Description:

Huang Weikai’s one-of-a-kind news documentary captures, with remarkable freedom, the anarchy, violence, and seething anxiety animating China’s major cities today. As urbanization in China advances at a breakneck pace, Chinese cities teeter on the brink of mayhem. Hua Hsu of the Atlantic calls it “gripping, stirring, occasionally shocking“.

Admission for the event is 7-9 dollars.

Disorder at Anthology Film Archives

Saturday May 21st at 6:30 and 8:30 PM and
Sunday May 22nd at 6:30 and 8:30 PM

Address:
32 Second Avenue
New York, NY

Description:
Tickets are $9 for general admission, $7 for students, seniors, and children, and $6 for AFA members. Tickets are available at Anthology’s box office on the day of the show only. The box office opens 30 minutes before the first show of the day. There are no advance ticket sales. Reservations are available to Anthology members only.

For a full list of upcoming events, visit our Events Page.

This Week’s Events: Oxhide II and Disorder in New York

Monday, April 25th, 2011

DGENERATE FILMS EVENTS FOR THE WEEK OF 4/11/11-4/17/11

Disorder (dir. Huang Weikai)

Oxhide II at the Museum of the Moving Image

Part of their series “Tales from the New Chinese Cinema”

Sunday April 30th at 2 PM

Address:
36-01 35 Avenue (at 37 Street)
Astoria, NY 11106

Description:
Building on the stunning vision of OXHIDE (voted one of the best Chinese films of the 2000s), writer-director Liu Jiayin once again casts herself and her parents in scripted versions of their life in a tiny Beijing apartment. David Bordwell calls it a” masterpiece… inventive, quietly virtuosic.” Admission is $10 for adults, $7.50 senior citizens and college students with valid ID, and $5 children ages three to eighteen. Admission is free for Museum members and children under three.

Disorder at the Museum of the Moving Image

Part of their series “Tales from the New Chinese Cinema”

Sunday April 30th at 5 PM

Address:
36-01 35 Avenue (at 37 Street)
Astoria, NY 11106

Description:
As urbanization in China advances at a breakneck pace, Chinese cities teeter on the brink of mayhem. One man dances in the middle of traffic while another tries to jump from a bridge before dozens of onlookers. Pigs run wild on a highway while dignitaries swim in a polluted river. Hua Hsu of the Atlantic calls it “gripping, stirring, occasionally shocking“. Admission is $10 for adults, $7.50 senior citizens and college students with valid ID, and $5 children ages three to eighteen. Admission is free for Museum members and children under three.

This Week’s Events: Disorder in San Francisco

Monday, April 18th, 2011

DGENERATE FILMS EVENTS FOR THE WEEK OF 4/18/11-4/24/11

Disorder (dir. Huang Weikai)

Disorder at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Thursday, April 21st at 7:30 PM

Address:
701 Mission Street
San Francisco, California, 94103

Description:
gripping, stirring, occasionally shocking“- Hua Hsu, the Atlantic
Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GgOnz6KgLLU&feature=player_embedded
Huang Weikai’s one-of-a-kind news documentary captures, with remarkable freedom, the anarchy, violence, and seething anxiety animating China’s major cities today. Tickets for the screening are $7 for general admission and $5 for seniors, students, and teachers. Gallery admission is included in ticket price. Tickets can be purchased online here.

This Week’s Events: 1428 and Fortune Teller in San Francisco, Oxhide II and Disorder in Pomona, and More

Monday, April 11th, 2011

DGENERATE FILMS EVENTS FOR THE WEEK OF 4/11/11-4/17/11

Fortune Teller

Fortune Teller

This week, Chinese films show in Pomona, San Francisco, and Ithaca. Director Liu Jiayin will make a special appearance at a screening of “Oxhide II” at Pomona College, and Karin Chien, president and founder of dGenerate Films, will introduce “Disorder” at the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival.

Oxhide II at Pomona College
Director Liu Jiayin in attendance

Part of the series “Between Disorder and Unexpected Pleasures: Tales from the New Chinese Cinema”

Monday April 11th at 7:30 PM

Address:
Rose Hills Theatres- Pomona College
170 E Sixth Street
Claremont, CA

Description:
Oxhide II is “A masterpiece… inventive, quietly virtuosic.” (Bordwell, Observations on Film Art). Building on the stunning vision of OXHIDE (voted one of the best Chinese films of the 2000s), writer-director Liu Jiayin once again casts herself and her parents in scripted versions of their life in a tiny Beijing apartment. The screening is free.

1428 at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Screening as part of the Series: Fearless: Chinese Independent Documentaries

Thursday, April 14th at 7:30 PM

Address:
701 Mission Street
San Francisco, California, 94103

Description:
1428 premiered in the U.S. in the 2010 Documentary Fortnight Festival at MoMA, won the Best Documentary Award at the 2009 Venice International Film Festival, and won Los Angeles Film Festival’s “2010 Best of the Fest”. The film observes the aftermath of the Great Sichuan Earthquake that took place on May 12, 2008, and left 70,000 dead and 375,000 injured. Tickets for the screening are $7 for general admission and $5 for seniors, students, and teachers. Gallery admission is included in ticket price. Tickets can be purchased online here.

Information on more events in Pomona, Ithaca, and San Francisco after the break. (more…)

This Week’s Events: Chinese Cinema Club in New York, Karamay in San Francisco, and More

Monday, March 28th, 2011

Though I Am Gone (dir. Lin Zhao)

DGENERATE FILMS EVENTS FOR THE WEEK OF 3/28/11-4/3/11

Three Times at the Chinese Cinema Club at MOCA

Friday, April 1st at 7 PM

Address:
Museum of Chinese in America
215 Centre St.
New York, NY 10013

Description:
4 out of 4 stars from Roger Ebert
Directed by Hou Hsaio Hsien, Three Times tells three separate stories of love between May and Chen, set in 1911, 1966, and 2005.

Tickets are $10/adult; $8/student & senior, and free for MOCA members. RSVP to education@mocanyc.org or call 212.619.4785.

Karamay at Yerba Buena Center for the Art

Sunday, April 3 at 1 PM

Screening as part of the Series: Fearless: Chinese Independent Documentaries

Address:
701 Mission Street
San Francisco, California, 94103

Description:
an astonishing achievement on every level” – Robert Koehler of Variety
In 1994, a a community center fire broke out, killing over 300 children. This film is an investigation of a national tragedy long held in silence.

Tickets for the screening are $7 for general admission and $5 for seniors, students, and teachers. Gallery admission is included in ticket price. Tickets can be purchased online here.

Info on more events, including screenings in Honolulu and New Jersey, after the break.

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This Week’s Events: Disorder and Ghost Town at the Freer Gallery in Washington D.C.

Monday, March 21st, 2011

Disorder (dir. Huang Weikai)

DGENERATE FILMS EVENTS FOR THE WEEK OF 3/21/11-3/27/11

Disorder at the Freer Gallery

Friday, March 25 at 7 PM

Screening at the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital: Focus on China

Address:
Freer Gallery of Art
Jefferson Drive at 12th St SW
Washington D.C.

Description:
“Disorder is simply a gripping, stirring, occasionally shocking experience.” – Hua Hsu of The Atlantic

Huang Weikai’s one-of-a-kind news documentary captures, with remarkable freedom, the anarchy, violence, and seething anxiety animating China’s major cities today. As urbanization in China advances at a breakneck pace, Chinese cities teeter on the brink of mayhem.

Admission is free. Seating for films is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Auditorium doors will open approximately 30 minutes before each show.

Disorder at the Ann Arbor Film Festival

Saturday, March 26 at 2 PM

Preceded by the world premiere of Robert Fenz’s most recent film, “The Sole of the Foot”.

Address:
603 East Liberty Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Description:
Tickets are $9 and can be purchased by calling 734-604-4627 or emailing boxoffice@aafilmfest.org.

Ghost Town at the Freer Gallery

Sunday, March 27 at 2 PM

Screening at the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital: Focus on China

Address:
Freer Gallery of Art
Jefferson Drive at 12th St SW
Washington D.C.

Description:
A miniature epic of the everyday” – A.O. Scott, The New York Times

Tucked away in a rugged corner of Yunnan Province, Lisu and Nu minority villagers squat in the abandoned halls of this remote former Community county seat. Divided into three parts, this epic documentary takes an intimate look at its varied cast of characters, bringing audiences face to face with people left behind by China’s new economy.

Admission is free. Seating for films is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Auditorium doors will open approximately 30 minutes before each show.

For a full list of upcoming events, visit our Events Page.