Sylvia Chang retrospective at Metrograph

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Daniel Eagan

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Sylvia Chang retrospective at Metrograph

PostTue May 15, 2018 2:56 pm

Those in NYC can catch the Sylvia Chang retrospective starting Friday at the Metrograph: http://metrograph.com/series/series/156/sylvia-chang

She is a key figure in Asian cinema over the past 40 years, starring in King Hu's Legend of the Mountain, Tsui Hark's Shanghai Blues, Johnnie To's Office (all in the series) as well as writing and directing a half-dozen of her own features, including Tempting Heart, Murmur of the Hearts, and Love Education.

As someone who started working behind the camera back in the 1970s, and who remains a creative force today, she deserves to be much better known.

She will be at screenings on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
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Re: Sylvia Chang retrospective at Metrograph

PostFri May 18, 2018 12:05 pm

Here is an interview with Sylvia Chang: https://www.filmcomment.com/blog/interv ... via-chang/

It's remarkable how much she accomplished during a period when women were not generally allowed behind the camera.

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