Thursday, November 8, 7:00 PM @ AMC River East 21
DEAR EX (誰先愛上他的) – N. American Premiere
Introduction and Q&A with Director Hsu Chih-yen. (Courtesy of Michigan State University (MSU)
Taiwan | 2018 | 100 Minutes | Blu Ray DVD
In Mandarin w/ English subtitles
Directors: Mag Hsu and Hsu Chih-yen
Starring: Roy Chiu and Ying-xuan Hsieh
Film Source: Dear Studio Co. Ltd.
When her husband dies, a woman and her son discover that the beneficiary of his life insurance policy is actually his male lover. Understandably, the woman reacts with anger and the son with confusion. Gradually, they begin to close in on the man, discovering the life their late husband and father had hidden from them.
Triumphant at the 2018 Taipei Film Awards, Dear Ex was awarded best narrative feature, best actress and best actor. Co-directors Mag Hsu and Hsu Chih-yen also won the Press Award for their vision of Taipei from a different perspective.
Educational Outreach screening at MSU | Free and Open to the Public
Wednesday, November 7, 7:00 PM
followed by Q&A with director Chih-Yen Hsu
Location: B115 Wells Hall, Michigan State University (MSU)
619 Red Cedar Rd., East Lansing, MI 48824
More info about this screening: Asian Studies Center, MSU https://asia.isp.msu.edu