Cinema Truth: Saving Face (2004)
Thu, February 19, 2009 • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM • Calhoun Hall (CAL), 100
Directed by Alice Wu, Saving Face (2004) is a romantic dramatic comedy is about a Chinese-American lesbian and her traditionalist mother who are reluctant to go public with secret loves that clash against cultural expectations.Our goal with this film series is to educate people about Asian/Asian American issues of domestic violence/survivors, show Asian/Asian American females in positive roles, gender issues/cultural issues regarding gender roles (i.e. emphasis on culture, religion, etc), sexual assault, and other forms of violence against women.
This event is free and open to the public.