Film Series

Thursday, October 16, 2008
My Memories of Old Beijing

Part of Rediscovering the Fourth Generation

Date + Time

Thursday, October 16, 2008
7:00 p.m.


Phyllis Wattis Theater


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.


Wu Yigong, 1983, 35mm, 89 min.

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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