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Private Screening and Discussion of ‘Cape No. 7’ with Yale-NUS Faculty
February 22, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm SMT
*Registration Deadline: Sunday February 17, 10pm*
Friends of The Yale-China Association (Singapore chapter), the Columbia Alumni Association of Singapore, the Penn & Wharton Club of Singapore, and the Harvard University Alumni Association of Singapore will be hosting a private screening of Cape No. 7 (海角七号). In this film, two storylines interweave into one plot connected by the thread of 7 unsent love letters. With romance, humor, beautiful scenery, and a cheery musical score, the film won the 2008 Grand Prize of the Taipei award at the Taipei International Film Festival.
Before the private screening, enjoy a Taiwan-themed dinner while watching the sunset and a panoramic view of the city. The opening remarks will be by Yale-NUS faculty Dr. Jessica Hanser, History Professor and the post-screening discussion facilitated by Professor Lee Kee Cheng, Theatre Studies.
Date/Time: Friday Feb 22, 6:30 – 10:30 pm
Venue: Hilton Hotel 581 Orchard Rd, Panorama Room 2, 24th Floor
Registration: $42 per person by February 17, including dinner, no walk-ins. Limited seating, book early!
Contact/Questions: Rebecca (VP, HUAAS) at [email protected]
Run of Show:
6:30pm: Taiwan-themed buffet dinner
7:15pm: Opening comments by Dr Jessica Hanser
7:30pm: Screening of Cape No. 7 海角七号 Mandarin with English subtitles by filmmaker Wei Te-sheng (2008)
9:45pm: Post-film discussion led by Asst Prof. Lee Kee Cheng