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The Pretty Maid: Global Migrations Film Series

December 6, 2017 6 – 8 p.m.

  • GAC 394
  • Open to Nazareth and Rochester Community
  • Attendance is Free

Chinese Cultural Center

GAC 394

Join us for a screening of "The Pretty Maid"

We cordially invite you to a screening of "The Pretty Maid" directed by Hai Da as a part of the Global Migrations Film Series.

There will be a Q&A session led by Dr. Zhansui Yu, Professor of Chinese at Nazareth College. This film is in Chinese with English Subtitles.

Film synopsis:

This film is about a woman who leaves her countryside home and travels to Beijing to work as a housekeeper at a professor's house. It turns out, the woman works not for money but for dignity and independence as a woman. The movie interweaves several topics: personal trauma, family conflict, moral degeneration in a country of stark materialism, and the shortcomings of elder-care.

*There will be Chinese and English Subtitles*

 

 

 

 

 

zyu8@naz.edu

(585) 389-5146

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