Hou Hsiao-hsien's THREE TIMES at Film at Lincoln Center series 50th Mixtape: Free Double Features on September 5th

Hou Hsiao-hsien's THREE TIMES at Film at Lincoln Center series 50th Mixtape: Free Double Features on September 5th

This rapturously beautiful 2005 feature by Hou Hsiao-hsien is a triumph about the melancholy play of time and memory. The action is broken into three different love stories, each set in a different era—a 1966 pool hall, a prosperous 1911 brothel, and contemporary Taipei—but starring the same leads, the impossibly glamorous Shu Qi and Chang Chen.

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Two GME titles included in Film at Lincoln Center series Another Country: Outsider Visions of America

Two GME titles included in Film at Lincoln Center series Another Country: Outsider Visions of America

Werner Schroeter’s only U.S. production, WILLOW SPRINGS (1973) and Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet’s CLASS RELATIONS (KLASSENVERHÄLTNISSE) (West Germany, 1984) among the most incisive observations about the United States have been made by those born beyond its shores. In these films, and others in this series, one encounters many Americas, perspectives on a nation that reveal the peculiarities of its customs, the drama of its natural splendor, and the lacerating contradictions of its political mythologies.

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