CINE OFF THIS WEEK IN SAIGON

 

July 3 – Soma Screening – Tokyo Godfathers (2003) – Soma Art Cafe

Director: Satoshi Kon, Shôgo Furuya (co-director)

Cast: Tôru Emori, Yoshiaki Umegaki, Aya Okamoto

Language: English

Date: July 3 – 8pm

Trailer HERE

Synopsis: On Christmas Eve, three homeless people living on the streets of Tokyo find a newborn baby among the trash and set out to find its parents

Free entry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

July 4 – Get-Ready Program’s Movie Night & Speed Friending – RMIT Vietnam Student Life SG

Date : 4 July – 4.30 pm/ 8pm

As part of Get-Ready Program of Semester 2 – 2018, Student Life is organizing Speed Friending & Movie Night – two exciting networking activities in which newbies can enjoy the fun and connect with RMIT community. Fulfilled with engaging activities under the retro themes, the events aim to bring newbies memorable moments and artistic vintage pictures during their first days at RMIT.

 

 

 

 

July 4 – Rock Documentary – Control – Joy Division (2008) – Soma Art Cafe

Director: Anton Corbijn

Cast: Sam Riley, Samantha Morton, Craig Parkinson

Language: English

Date : July 4 – 8pm

Trailer HERE

Synopsis: CONTROL is a 2007 biopic on the life and death of Ian Curtis, lead singer of the band Joy Division.

FREE entry

 

 

 

 

 

July 5 – The Shawshank Redemption (1994) – Saigon Outcast

Director: Frank Darabont

Cast: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton

Language: English

Date: July 5 – 8pm

Trailer HERE

Synopsis: Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

July 7 – Opera Talk & Screen: Der Freischütz (7.7.18) – Cà phê thứ Bảy Trẻ

Opera Talk & Screen
Hunter’s Bride (Der Freischütz – The Marksman)
Based on the Romantic Opera in three acts “DER FREISCHÜTZ” by Carl Maria von Weber. Libretto by Johann Friedrich Kind Film opera written and directed by Jens Neubert
Opera film projection with special guest speakers: opera stage director David Hermann and musical director Askan Geisler – staging “Der Freischütz” in HCMC premiering end of July.

Introduction to the famous operas with Vietnamese and English subtitles, accompanied with introduction and discussion in the afternoon.

14:00 – 17:30 – Saturday, 07 July 2018
Ca Phe Thu Bay Tre
264A Nam Ky Khoi Nghia, Ward 8, Dist.3, HCMC
(near intersection of Ly Chinh Thang and Nam Ky Khoi Nghia St.)
Register online HERE

Suggested donation (at the entrance)
50,000 VND
ALL proceeds from donation will be used to cover translation fees, subtitles editing and preparation of relevant materials for the programme.

Trailer HERE

 

 

 

 

 

July 8 – Chiếu phim ngoài trời: The Time Traveller’s Wife (2009) – Hừng Hoa Beer

Director: Robert Schwentke

Cast:  Eric Bana, Rachel McAdams,

Ron Livingston

Language:English/Vietnamese

Date: July 8 – 6.10 pm /6.40 pm

Trailer HERE

Synopsis: A Chicago librarian has a gene that causes him to involuntarily time travel, creating complications in his marriage.

 

 

 

July 6 – Following (1998) – Noirfoto Darkroom-Studio-Gallery

Director: Christopher Nolan

Cast: Jeremy TheobaldAlex HawLucy Russell

Language: English

Date: July 6 – 6pm

Trailer HERE

Synopsis : A young writer who follows strangers for material meets a thief who takes him under his wing.

 

 

 

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