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2013 Chinese Film Week

Celebrate the 5th Anniversary of the Confucius Institute in Indianapolis
Date: April 22, 23 & 25 @ 5:45pm
Location: 815 W. Michigan St. Indianapolis, IN

Monday April 22, 2013
Painted Skin: The Resurrection
Starring Chen Kun, Zhao Wei & Zhou Xun
Directed by Wuershan
95 Minutes


An ancient fox spirit embarks on a quest to become
human after escaping an icy prison, and becomes
bound to a princess who seeks the love of a noble
guard as her kingdom crumbles. Confined to a frozen
cell for centuries, malevolent fox spirit Xiaowei regains
her freedom and seeksto preserve her beauty by
seducing men and consuming their hearts.

Tuesday April 23, 2013
Red Sorghum
Starring Gong Li, Jiang Wen & Ten Rujun
Directed by Zhang Yimou
131 Minutes


In 1930s China a young woman is sent by her father to
marry the owner of a winery. In the nearby red
sorghum fields she falls for one of his servants. When
the master dies she finds herself inheriting the isolated
business. When the Japanese invaders subject the area
to their rule and cut down the sorghum to make way
for a road, the community rises up and resists.

Thursday April 25, 2013
The Treatment
Starring Tony Leung Ka-Fai & Dennis Zhu
Directed by Xiaolong Zheng
100 Minutes


Grandfather Xu comes from China to visit the family
of his son in St. Louis. He gives his grandson a
treatment of Gua Sha to treat a slight fever. The
authorities, however, mistake the harmless traditional
Chinese medical treatment for child abuse. The family
goes through hell when the child is taken away by
the child protection agency.