BEIJING FILM ACADEMY 2014 GRADUATES STUDENTS WORKS SHOWCASE – (FREE SCREENING) co-presented with the Columbia College Chicago

Wednesday, April 20, 6:30PM, followed by Q/A with Professor Ron Falzone

Film Row Center, 1104 S Wabash, 8th Floor, Chicago  

 

REVENGE (鯉魚 )

WriterDirector: Meng Yuan

Starring: Hong Shunhiu Shiming Xu Li Wu You

After failing to assassinate Uncle You, a ruthless criminal boss, Mu attempts to flee retribution with her brother, Koi, by boat to Hanoi.  Double-crossed by their friend, Rang-chop, Mu and Koi are ambushed at the dock, but after a dramatic change of heart Rang-chop helps the siblings fight their way to freedom.  The pivotal ambush forces Koi to recognize the life his sister will have to live in hiding, leading him to the decision that he must finish the job on Uncle You.

 

REQUIEM(安魂曲)

Screenwriter/Editor & Director: Muye Wen

Starring: 

The man: Chenfei Jia

The man’ wife: Nian Liu

The man’ daughter: Siwen Zhao

The family of an auto mechanic from a small town is involved in a car accident that leaves his wife dead and his four-year-old daughter with a severe brain injury. In order for the child to survive, he must find a way to pay for the surgery. The only option he’s provided is to sell his wife’s remains to a rural family who will bury her as another man’s wife.

The family of an auto mechanic from a small town is involved in a car accident that leaves his wife dead and his four-year-old daughter with a severe brain injury. In order for the child to survive, he must find a way to pay for the surgery. The only option he’s provided is to sell his wife’s remains to a rural family who will bury her as another man’s wife.