Film Series

Saturday, October 04, 2008
Rediscovering the Fourth Generation

Part of Rediscovering the Fourth Generation

Date + Time

Saturday, October 04, 2008
1:00 p.m.

Location

Phyllis Wattis Theater

Overview

River Without Buoys
Wu Tian Ming, 1983, 89 min.
River Without Buoys follows the lives of three male seamen traveling down the Xiao River during the Chinese Cultural Revolution (1966-1976). This film narrates their experiences during this bitter moment in China and the romantic relationship between its protagonists and their lovers.

My Memories of Old Beijing
Wu Yigong, 1983, 35mm, 89 min.
Seen through the gaze of a curious eleven-year-old girl, My Memories of Old Beijing is Director Wu Yigong's homage to a China sixty-years gone. My Memories of Old Beijing is based on writer Lin Haiyin's childhood as a young girl in 1920s Beijing. The film looks into China's irretrievable past now only accessible through fractured and melancholic memory.

Participants

Double Feature
River Without Buoys
My Memories of Old Beijing

Admission + Ticketing

$5 general; free for SFMOMA members or with museum admission (requires a free ticket, which can be picked up in the Haas Atrium). Double features: films offered on the same date are included in one ticket. Tickets are available at the Museum (with no surcharge) or online.

This series includes selections from Shelly Kracier's "Rediscovering the Fourth Generation" program, organized for the 37th Annual International Film Festival of Rotterdam.

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