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Collection of four film stills representing the Best of CineYouth 2022

Best of CineYouth 2022

  Various

  Canada, Japan, Kyrgyzstan, United Kingdom, United States     92 minutes

Synopsis

Best of Fest showcases 10 winning shorts from CineYouth 2022 and includes passionate documentaries, surreal comedies, and deeply personal stories by young filmmakers from around the globe.

Screenings & Events

Screening

Sat, Oct 15 @ 11:00am CDT

at AMC River East, Screen 20

Media

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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Wo hu cang long

  Ang Lee

  Taiwan, Hong Kong, United States, China     120 minutes

Synopsis

Two master warriors (Chow Yun Fat and Michelle Yeoh) are faced with their greatest challenge when the treasured Green Destiny sword is stolen. A young aristocrat (Zhang Ziyi) prepares for an arranged marriage, but soon reveals her superior fighting talents and her deeply romantic past. As each warrior battles for justice, they come face to face with their worst enemy—and the inescapable, enduring power of love. Set against 19th-century China’s breathtaking landscape, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is the action-packed, box office smash from acclaimed director Ang Lee (Sense and Sensibility, The Ice Storm) featuring stunning martial arts choreography by Yuen Wo Ping (The Matrix).

Sony Pictures Classics 30th Anniversary screening

 Mandarin with subtitles 

Screenings & Events

Screening

Sat, Oct 15 @ 2:30pm CDT

at AMC River East, Screen 11

Media

Film Credits

  •   Bill Kong, Hsu Li-Kong, Ang Lee
  •   Wang Hui-Ling, James Schamus, Kuo Jung Tsai
  •   Tim Squyres
  •   Wang Jian-Quo
  •   Peter Pau
  •   Chow Yun-Fat, Michelle Yeoh, Zhang Ziyi, Chang Chen, Sihung Lung, Cheng Pei-Pei
  •   Tan Dun
  •   Columbia Pictures Film Production Asia, Good Machine International, Edko Films, Zoom Hunt Productions, China Film Co-Production Corp., Asian Union Film & Entertainment Ltd.
  •   2000

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Big Three [short film]

  Julian Turner

  United States     18 minutes

Synopsis

Set in the early 1960s, a budding soul music label brings in a savvy group of local teenage musicians to offer feedback and inspiration to its early signees.

This film screens as part of Shorts 7: Sudden Waves (Black Perspectives)

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Revolver [short film]

  Crystal Z Campbell

  United States     17 minutes

Synopsis

An archive of pareidolia, a condition in which someone sees a pattern or image of something that does not exist, is narrated by a descendant of exodusters.

This film screens as part of Shorts 8: Whirlwinds (Experimental)

Film Credits

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Pete [short film]

  Bret Parker

  United States     7 minutes

Synopsis

A coming-of-age story about not conforming to gender norms, and the champions whose support makes all the difference.

This film screens as part of Shorts 9: Outside the Lines (Family Friendly Animation)