|November 15, 2017|
|November 16, 2017|
The San Diego Asian Film Festival (SDAFF) is San Diego’s premier film showcase of Asian American and international cinema. On the evenings of November 15 and 16th, the Digital Gym Cinema will host screenings of 4 of their most dynamic, envelope-pushing, and unforgettable selections.
Dir. Jung Yoon-suk
(South Korea, 119 min., 2017, Korean w/ English subtitles, Music Documentary)
11/15 / 6:40 / DGC
All. Hail. Kim Jong-Il! / Poke fun, go to jail / Thug cops, infidels / Black metal will prevail / Bass, drums, electric drill / Punk doc, raising hell / Modern art with shotgun shells / All. Hail. Kim Jong-Il!
Dir. Xu Bing
(China/USA, 81 min., 2017, Mandarin w/ English subtitles / English, Experimental)
11/15 / 8:55 / DGC
Thousands of hours of actual surveillance footage are edited into a sensational mystery about a woman in a convent who finds work and fame after she leaves the temple. Finding the eerie in the mundane and the uncanny in anonymity, acclaimed visual artist Xu Bing composites a portrait of real and virtual worlds that is nothing short of breathtaking.
Dir. Doris Yeung
(China / Hong Kong / Indonesia, 97 min., 2017, Bahasa Indonesian, Cantonese,Mandarin w/ English subtitles; English, Drama)
11/16 / 6:30 / DGC
Three parallel stories in and around taxis in Asia reveal characters seeking connections, a sense of belonging, and love. A kid in Jakarta gives a ride to a beautiful foreigner. A domestic worker in Hong Kong is linked unexpectedly with her wealthy boss. A taxi driver in Beijing picks up a gay couple outside a club.
Dir. Mouly Surya
(France / Indonesia / Malaysia / Thailand, 93 min., 2017, Bahasa Indonesian, Sumba dialect w/ English subtitles, Thriller)
11/16 / 8:30 / DGC
A vile creep promises to rob and rape Marlina. And so she prepares a chicken soup to send him and his odious friends to hell. That’s just act one of this delicious revenge western that journeys across the Indonesian countryside to stake a machete in the ground for women not afraid of getting their hands bloody.
$11 General Admission / $8.50 Students & Seniors / $7.50 Members. Tickets available at box office or online:
Only at Digital Gym CINEMA in North Park.
2921 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92104.
(Off 805 Freeway on corner of 30th Street and El Cajon Blvd.)
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