Updated: Nov 17
Two for the price of one is coming your way on Friday, Sept. 28th. A thought provoking, interesting double-header will be shown at your 'Friday Nite at the Movies' starting from 7 p.m..
In the Name of Confucius is a 52 minute documentary which exposes the growing global controversies surrounding the Chinese Government's multi-billion dollar Confucius Intstitute (CI), a Chinese Language program attached to over 1,600 foreign universities and schools around the world. Sonia Zhao, a former teacher defects and her complaints about the CI leads to the first closure on a North American campus, and an outcry against the Toronto School Board over its plan to open the world's largest CI.
The movie Jade Pendant which begins at 8:30 p.m. tells the story of a young Chinese woman, Ying Ying who finds herself on a boat to America after escaping the clutches of a bad arranged marriage. But when she arrives in California, she finds she's been sold to a house of prostitution. Her tragic love story is set against the 1871 burning of Chinatown in Los Angeles.
Admission - $6 (dessert included)
Supper - $6 - by reservation only and served between 6 - 7 p.m.
Before Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018
Cynthia Hugh Sam - 416-291-2468
Rudy Chen (Co-ordinator) 416-332-4939
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