FLOATING CITY (14A)
Dir. Yim Ho - Hong Kong 2012 - TRT: 104min
Friday, Nov 16, 2012 7:00 PM EST
(6:30 PM Doors)
- Friday, Nov 16, 2012 9:10 PM EST
Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, Richmond Hill, ON
14 years and over
FLOATING CITY ( 浮城大亨)
Directed by pioneering Hong Kong New Wave auteur Yim Ho, Floating City tells the true story of Bo Wah-Chuen (Aaron Kwok), as he rises from being an orphan on a Chinese fishing boat to the upper echelons of the notorious Imperial East India Trading Company.
Following the North American premiere of the film, please join us & director Yim in the lobby of the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts to celebrate Reel Asian's 2nd annual Richmond Hill weekend film festival with a free catered reception, courtesy of Owl of Minerva.
Director Yim will hold an artist talk on Tuesday, Nov 13 (5:00 PM-7:00 PM) as part of Reel Asian's 7th annual Industry Series. The talk is free and open to the public and will be hosted by the Asian Institute at the Munk School of Global Affairs, Rm 108N of the North House (1 Devonshire Place, University of Toronto). Moderated by Professor Bart Testa (Cinema Studies Institute, University of Toronto).