The Centerpiece of Season 7 features two Hong Kong romantic-dramas screened as a two-night double feature on October 2 and 3 at AMC River East. Though both films are peppered with the sensibilities of 90’s Hong Kong, one features a moderntake on the unlikely attraction between a victim and her kidnapper while the other chronicles the puppy love between two astrology enthusiasts.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018, 7:00 PM @ AMC River East 21
WHEN SUN MEETS MOON (某日某月) – CHICAGO PREMIERE
Hong Kong | 2017 | 95 Minutes | DCP
In Cantonese w/English & Chinese Subtitles
Genre:  Romantic Drama

Immediately following the screening is newly added: “CONVERSATION WITH SOPHIA WONG BOCCIO” - Founder & Executive Director of Sophia’s Choice, presenter of the bi-annual Asian Pop-Up Cinema.

Director: Benny Lau
Starring: Kathy Yuen, Daichi Harashima
Film Source: Emperor Motion Picture (Hong Kong) Limited

In 1992, a heavy rainstorm caused a massive power outage in Hong Kong. On that night, two young astrology enthusiasts, Moon and Sun, met under the starry sky by the seaside. As their affection for each other grows, Sun is admitted to boarding school and soon moves to another country, all according to his father's plan. Like the sun and moon in the sky, the couple hardly see each other, but their love endures…

Director's BIO