Dream of the Red Chamber (1977) Screening Scheduled

The East Asian Film Soci­ety and the East Asia Coun­cil will present a spe­cial screen­ing of the 1977 Shaw Broth­ers musi­cal ver­sion of the Chi­nese lit­er­ary clas­sic Dream of the Red Cham­ber Thurs­day, Octo­ber 21, 2010. The screen­ing will take place in the Cen­ter for Kore­an Stud­ies audi­to­ri­um begin­ning at 5:30 p.m. Admis­sion is free.

Star­ring Brigitte Lin in her only per­for­mance in a Shaw Broth­ers film, this lav­ish pro­duc­tion fea­tures beau­ti­ful cos­tumes, gor­geous set­tings, haunt­ing melodies, strong per­for­mances, and a clas­sic sto­ry of intrigue in the man­sion of a wealthy Qing dynasty fam­i­ly.

Direct any ques­tions to mj23@hawaii.edu or call 347–746-7749.