Friday, January 15, 2010

Raise the Red Lantern

A big thank you to all who made it out to our first international film showing of Hero last night. We hope you enjoyed the film as much as we did!

We would like to remind you all that on Tuesday 1.26.10 we are co-sponsoring a special screening/fund raiser of the award winning documentary "The Cove"-following a high-tech dive team on a mission to discover the truth about the international dolphin capture trade as practiced in Taiji, Japan. 7:00 pm in the library auditorium- you wont want to miss this event!

Our next International Film "Raise the Red Lantern" (Rated PG 1991- China) will be held Thursday January 28th @ 7:00 pm in the UVU library auditorium. With Special Introduction and discussion moderation by UVU's Leo Chan!

Synopsis: From the acclaimed director of 'Hero' (2002) we bring you
Raise the Red Lantern-
China in the 1920's. After her father's death, nineteen year old Songlian is forced to marry Chen Zuoqian, the lord of a powerful family. Fifty year old Chen has already three wives, each of them living in separate houses within the great castle. The competition between the wives is tough, as their master's attention carries power, status and privilege. Each night Chen must decide with which wife to spend the night and a red lantern is lit in front of the house of his choice. And each wife schemes and plots to make sure it's hers.

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