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The Night (China, 2014)
November 1, 2014 @ 7:30 PM$10
UCLA Confucius Institute in partnership with UCLA Film & Television Archive; AFI FEST presented by Audi; Film at REDCAT; Pomona College in Los Angeles; Freer and Sackler Galleries of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC; Hawaii International Film Festival presented by Halekulani present “2nd China Onscreen Biennial.”
The Night / Ye (China, 2014)
Directed by Zhou Hao.
Filmmaker Zhou Hao’s admirable first feature introduces a young male and female prostitute who become friends while working in the same narrow, urban alleyway, and a young man who loses his heart to the male hustler. A delicately orchestrated sequence of emotional exchanges in this triangle offer myriad negotiations of intimacy, and of short and long-term survival, for all involved.
Producer: Zhou Hao. Screenwriter: Zhou Hao. Editor: Zhou Hao. Cinematographer: Yang Zhan Wen. Cast: Zhou Hao, Liu Xiao Xiao, Li Kang Jin, Zhou Fengqi.
DCP, in Mandarin with English subtitles, color, 95 min.
I Love You, Boss / Lao Banm, wo ai ni (2014)
Directed by Zhang Yuan.
A young driver, working for a well-to-do, handsome employer, seeks to infuse his consummate professionalism with more than a hint of the personal.
Screenwriter: Zhang Yuan. Cast: Li Quan, Lv Yulai.
DCP, color, 27 min.
FREE Admission for all UCLA students with valid I.D.!