Shanghai Calling - Film Screening


Missed this program? Watch the complete video of the post-screening Q&A.

Shanghai Calling

Director Daniel Hsia | USA/China | 100 min.

Shanghai Calling is a romantic comedy about modern-day American immigrants in an unfamiliar land. When an ambitious New York attorney is sent to Shanghai on assignment, he immediately stumbles into a legal mess that could spell the end of his career. But with help from a beautiful relocation specialist, a well-connected foreign businessman, a clever but unassuming journalist, and a street-smart assistant, Sam might just save his job, discover romance, and learn to appreciate the many wonders Shanghai has to offer.

To be followed by a Q&A with director Daniel Hsia and producer Janet Yang moderated by Jonathan Landreth, veteran Chinese entertainment reporter and managing editor of, a new online magazine of the Center on U.S.-China Relations at the Asia Society. (Click here to read Jonathan Landreth's Wall Street Journal interview with Janet Yang.)

Tickets: Free admission. Registered tickets not picked up by 6:15 pm on day of event will be forfeited. 

Read a short interview with director Daniel Hsia here.

Shanghai Calling opens in select theaters in New York on February 15 and will also be available On Demand and via digital download. Click here for theaters and showtimes.

Watch the Shanghai Calling trailer:

Event Details

Wed 13 Feb 2013
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
725 Park Avenue, New York, NY
Sold-out. Cancellation tickets might be available on the day of event, subject to availability. Free admission. Registered tickets not picked up by 6:15 pm on day of event will be forfeited.
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