Learn More Series Film Screening: Saving Face (April 6, 2023)
Join us for a screening of Saving Face, a romcom centered around a Chinese-American surgeon, her dancer girlfriend, and the surgeon’s pregnant and unwed mother. Saving Face received a variety of nominations during the 2005 film awards circuit, ultimately winning the Viewer’s Choice Award at Taiwan’s Golden Horse Film Festival. The film is the first Hollywood movie centered around Chinese-American characters since 1993’s The Joy Luck Club.
Monday, April 3, 2023 from 6-8 pm
George Sherman Union Auditorium, 775 Commonwealth Ave. Boston MA
Saving Face is written and directed by Alice Wu, an award-winning lesbian film director and screenwriter. Wu also wrote and directed The Half of It, a modern queer retelling of the stage play Cyrano de Bergerac. Her work has inspired and opened doors for various Asian-American actresses and filmmakers, including Awkwafina, Lulu Wang, and Ali Wong.
Sponsored by BU Diversity & Inclusion, the LGBTQIA+ Center for Faculty & Staff, and the Wicked Queer Film Festival
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