International Film Club Screening: "Three Times" (Hou Hsiao-hsien (2005)

Film Screening: "Three Times" (Hou Hsiao-hsien (2005)

Three Times (Chinese: 最好的時光; Zuìhǎo de shíguāng; lit. 'Best of Times') is a 2005 Taiwanese film directed by Hou Hsiao-hsien. It features three chronologically separate stories of love between May and Chen, set in 1911, 1966 and 2005, using the same lead actors, Shu Qi and Chang Chen.

The film was nominated for the Palme d'Or at the 2005 Cannes Film Festival, it won the Golden Apricot at the 2006 Yerevan International Film Festival, Armenia, for Best Feature Film and received positive reviews. In 2017, the film was listed by The New York Times as one of the 25 best films of the 21st century.

A light dinner and discussion will follow the film screening.

Co-Sponsored by Illuminations, Advisory Council on Campus Climate, Culture and Inclusion's International Week: Building Local and Global Connections, Department of Film and Media Studies

Image: https://www.filmlinc.org/films/three-times/

Event Details

  • When: Wednesday, October 10, 7 p.m., followed by a light dinner and discussion
  • Where: McCormick Screening Room
  • Organizer: Catherine Liu (email)
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