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Beijing Taxi

Beijing Taxi

Directed by Miao Wang 
78 mins. / USA /China/ In Putonghua with English subtitles / 2010

June 2, 2012       7.30pm  (Director Q&A)   

The lives of three Beijing taxi drivers as they navigate a quickly morphing city in preparation for the 2008 Olympics. They radiate a warm sense of humanity despite the struggles adapting to the new realities of life. Bai Jiwen belongs to the lost generation who came of age during the Cultural Revolution; Wei Caixia has aspirations of a free-spirited life and entrepreneurial success; and Yi Zhou, an affable and content man, holds on to the less ambitious, more traditional Beijinger’s lifestyle of the past.

This screening is part of the Asia Society Summer Film Series 2012, for more information, please visit www.asiasociety.org/hksummerfilmseries2012
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Event Details

Sat 2 Jun 2012
7:30pm - 9:30pm

9 Justice Drive, Admiralty, Hong Kong

General HK$65; Asia Society Members/J.P. Morgan Staff/Full-time Students/Seniors (aged 60 or above) $50