August 2011’s film selection for the Naples International Film Festival (NIFF) in Naples, Florida is Snow Flower and the Secret Fan.
When: August 9, 2011
Where: Silverspot Cinemas at Mercato
Time: 7:00 pm (doors open at 6:30 for food & drink)
Cost: $25 (which includes one movie ticket, choice of house wine, beer or 12 oz. fountain drink, savory bites & sweet treat)
This eagerly-awaited film was inspired by the best-selling book (of same name) by author Lisa See. The film is directed by Wayne Wang, director of the Joy Luck Club.
“…an emotionally powerful tale of two sets of Chinese women in two different centuries.” – The Hollywood Reporter
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan tells dual stories of friendship between two sets of young Chinese women. In 19th Century China, Snow Flower and Lily weather the hardships of being a woman – from foot-binding to brutal arranged marriages – through the use of a secret women’s language.
In present-day Shanghai, their descendents, Nina and Sophia, struggle to maintain their friendship against the backdrop of modern life.
NIFF members receive complimentary promo size popcorn with NIFF membership card.
For tickets go to www.silverspotcinema.com.
There will be a film discussion immediately following the screening.