chinese cabbage flowers in yīngélìshì

Directed by Yifan Xu

An audio-visual blossom of a short, in which the accidental discovery of dried cabbage flowers in Mel Y. Chen’s Animacies incites a meditation on becoming-processes and in-between spaces, through the eyes of an international student.

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Directed by Tianyu Ma

Bottles of Bombay Sapphire, an aquarium, and countless LED lights—the neon decor of an overstimulated boredom—adorn this electric and emotional debut by young filmmaker Tianyu Ma. The film follows Xia, shuffling through lovers and experiences like she’s doomscrolling on her phone.

Dates & Times
UltraStar Cinemas Mission Valley

Tuesday, November 2, 2021
6:25 pm