Date(s) - 01/18/2022
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Each month we pick a culturally or historically significant film for library patrons to watch. Watch the film on your own time, then meet with our virtual film club to discuss the film on Zoom. Registration is required. Last day to register is January 17. Email invitations for Zoom will be sent out the day of the event. Please check your email spam folder or call the library if you do not see the event invite.
DIRECTOR LULU WANG
Fresh Air interview = https://www.npr.org/2019/07/24/744805282/filmmaker-lulu-wang-based-the-farewell-on-her-family-s-real-life-lie in addition to biographical details, background to ‘The Farewell’ is shared from Variety.
Lulu Wang shares how ‘The Secretary’ inspired her to become a filmmaker:
Why Lulu Wang made Awkwafina her lead for ‘The Farewell’:
2016 profile from NBC News:
Lulu Wang reflects on ‘The Farewell’ (from Filmmaker):
REVIEWS OF ‘THE FAREWELL’
Variety (01-25-2019): https://variety.com/2019/film/festivals/the-farewell-review-awkwafina-1203117966/
National Review (08-22-2019): https://www.nationalreview.com/magazine/2019/09/09/the-farewell-a-restrained-deathbed-drama/
The Guardian (09-21-2019): https://www.theguardian.com/film/2019/sep/21/the-farewell-review-lulu-wang-awkwafina
RogerEbert.com (07-12-2019): https://www.rogerebert.com/reviews/the-farewell-2019
Los Angeles Times (07-09-2019): https://www.latimes.com/entertainment/movies/la-et-mn-the-farewell-review-awkwafina-20190709-story.html
All sites accessed December 28, 2021.
Bookings are closed for this event.