For movie night this month we will watch a documentary about an older couple in Dushan, Guizhou 贵州省独山县. The movie Four Springs 四个春天 (Sì ge Chūn Tiān) from 2017 is directed by Qingyi Lu who filmed his parents preparing for the Spring Festival for 4 years, documenting their daily life as it changed over the years. Through a combination of home videos, minimal dialogue, this movie is described as a “love letter” from the director to his parents as they grow old together.
Movie length: 105 mins
Language: Chinese (with English subtitles)
*Admission includes 1 snack and 1 drink.