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ChinaFest Film: A Simple Life

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Robins School of Business, Ukrop Auditorium
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Dir. Ann Hui | Hong Kong | 2011 | 118 min.

Ah Tao, a domestic worker, has taken care of the Leung family for generations. Suddenly, she falls ill and announces her retirement. In a tender reversal of roles, Roger, the last member of the Leung family remaining in Hong Kong, looks after Ah Tao as she has always done for him.

Ukrop Auditorium
Saturday, February 10, 10:30 a.m.

Introduction and post-film discussion led by Jessica Chan, Assistant Professor of Chinese Studies.

This film is sponsored by ChinaFest, an annual Richmond tradition that seeks to promote better understanding between the people of the United States and China, ChinaFest Film Weekend features a lineup of classic and contemporary Chinese film titles screened with English subtitles at the University of Richmond—curated by faculty members Dr. Jessiaca Chan and Dr. Gengsong Gao. ChinaFest also includes lectures on Chinese art and culture and the popular family day celebration at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Complete festival programming information is available online:

Free and open to the public.

Contact: Office of International Education , (804) 287-6316