Like discovering birth parents way cooler than you could have imagined, these rediscovered classics rewrite the lineage of Asian cinema with vivid and timeless poignancy.
CELLULOID JUKEBOX Choreographed stage antics! Cocaine in kiddie pools! This is the star-studded MTV glam rock opera you’ve never heard of, the one about dreamers who get a break from record label schemers and government conspirators, and who, in flash of glory, experience the galaxial heights of superstardom. Newly remastered…Buy tickets
CELLULOID JUKEBOX This program features two of director Richard Chen’s landmark films of youth in Taiwan. A newly-restored print of his documentary-esque short THE MOUNTAIN, about political ideals in 1960s Taiwan, made after he graduated from UCLA; and his Chiung Yao adaptation MOON FASCINATING, BIRD SWEET, about the romantic fantasies…Buy tickets
CELLULOID JUKEBOX A landmark classic from the Korean New Wave, Yim Soon-rye’s deadpan portrait of masculinity follows a struggling cover band’s last gasp at a faded hotel in Sung-woo’s hometown. Masterfully blending black comedy with warm compassion, this hard-to-find essential film, shown in a new digital remastering, features many of…Buy tickets