Screen Asia: "Touch of the Light"VIEW EVENT DETAILS
Touch of the Light is a story of a blind piano prodigy from rural Taiwan and his friendship with a young aspiring dancer. Asia Society is proud to collaborate on this screening for the third year in a row with JFS Alexander Institute as part of their annual ReelAbilities festival.
This coming-of-age story opens with a gifted blind young pianist (Huang Yu-Siang, playing himself) leaving his village for the university in the big city. Despite his mother’s fears, Huang quickly makes friends and eventually meets Chieh, an aspiring young dancer whose dreams have been stifled by a miserable family situation and an unsupportive boyfriend. In each other, these two amazing individuals find strengths neither knew they possessed, powering this gentle, exuberant crowd-pleaser with the power of positive thinking.
Light Reception: 6:00 pm
Film Screening: 7:00 pm
Performing arts and cultural programs at Asia Society Texas Center are made possible by support from Bank of America. Asia Society Texas Center is funded in part by a grant from the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance. Additional support provided by Asia Society contributors and members. In collaboration with ReelAbilities: Houston Disabilities Film Festival and JFS Alexander Institute for Inclusion.
1370 Southmore Blvd Houston, TX 77004 713.496.9901
For event details visit https://asiasociety.org/texas/events/screen-asia-touch-light 1370 Southmore Blvd Houston, TX 77004 713.496.9901