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East Asian Cinemas Symposium Film Series: "Ashes of Time"

ashesoftimeAshes of Time (Dung che sai duk, dir. Wong Kar Wai, HONG KONG, 1994) will be screened in WEL 2.256 at 2 p.m. on Friday, February 5th. This martial arts epic revolves around Ouyang Feng, a fallen swordsman living a lonely existence in the desert where he finds skilled swords for hire to carry out his contract killings. Ashes of Time won multiple awards in Hong Kong and internationally, including Golden Osella for Best Cinematography at the 1994 Venice Film Festival.

This film is subtitled in English. As with all the screenings for the film series, this event is free and open to the public.