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Chinese American Film Series Screens “Hero” Starring Jet Li

May 4, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Chinese American Film Series Screens “Hero” Starring Jet Li
Date: 5/4/2018 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Cost: Free
Location: South Pasadena Public Library Community Room
1115 El Centro St
South Pasadena, California 91030

The South Pasadena Public Library is pleased to partner with the South Pasadena Chinese American Club to host its Chinese American Film Series in the Library Community Room on Friday, May 4th at 7:00 p.m.  Director Yimou Zhang’s Golden Globe and Academy Award nominated film “Hero” (2002) will be screened. The recipient of many international awards for Christopher Doyle’s hauntingly beautiful cinematography, this action-adventure film was described by Tim Appelo in the L.A. Weekly as “an epic, evocative of another epoch and of landscapes beyond time.” The film stars the incomparable Jet Li, Ziyi Zhang (“Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon”, “House of Flying Daggers”), and Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, winner of a best actor prize at the Cannes Film Festival for “In the Mood for Love” (2000).

The event is free and open to the public. The PG-13 rated film will be shown in Mandarin with English subtitles, and runs 1 hour 47 minutes.

The South Pasadena Public Library is located at 1100 Oxley Street, South Pasadena, California, 91030. The Library Community Room address is 1115 El Centro Street. The Library is open 7 days a week: Monday 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.; Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 11:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.; Saturday 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.; and Sunday 1:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.  Free parking is available after 12:00 p.m. in the Mission-Meridian Parking Garage at 805 Meridian Avenue, adjacent to the Gold Line Station. Library information can be found on the Library’s website: www.southpasadenaca.gov/library, Facebook page: www.facebook.com/southpasadenalibrary, or by phone: 626-403-7350 and email: rdesk@southpasadenaca.gov.

Upon request made no later than four (4) business days before the event, the City will provide a reasonable accommodation for a qualified person with a disability to have equal access to the event.  Please contact ADA Coordinator and Human Resources Manager, Mariam Lee Ko, at (626) 403-7312 or fill out the City’s request form available at www.southpasadenaca.gov and email the form to Human Resources at HR@southpasadenaca.gov.


May 4, 2018
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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