The Fifth Generation: Chinese Films of the Past Two Decades

All screenings take place Tuesdays, 7pm. Admission is free. For more info, visit www.austinfilm.org.

At the Alamo Drafthouse North (2700 W. Anderson Ln.):

Jan. 21: The Story of Qiu Ju (Qiu Ju Da Guan Si) (1992) D: Zhang Yimou, 100 min., Mandarin with English subtitles.

Jan. 28: A Mongolian Tale (Hei Jun Ma) (1995) D: Zie Fei, 103 min., Mongolian with English subtitles.

Feb. 4: The Day the Sun Turned Cold (Tianguo Niezi) (1994) D: Yim Ho, 99 min., Mandarin with English subtitles.

At the Alamo Drafthouse North (2700 W. Anderson Ln.):

Feb. 11: The Blue Kite (Lan Feng Zheng) (1993) D: Tian Zhuangzhuang, 138 min., Mandarin with English subtitles.

Feb. 18: Horse Thief (Dao Ma Zei) (1986) D: Tian Zhuangzhuang, 88 min., Mandarin with English subtitles.

Feb. 25: The Emperor's Shadow (Qin Song) (1996) D: Zhou Ziaowen, 117 min., Mandarin with English subtitles.

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    The latest Austin Film Society free series examines the cinema of China's Fifth Generation filmmakers.

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