CINÉ OFF IN SAIGON

 

19 September – Mothpeople /sessions: #5 – Goodbye Lenin! 2003) – Bann Bar

From 7.30 pm

Director: Wolfgang Becker

Stars: Daniel Brühl, Katrin Saß, Chulpan Khamatova 

Plot: In 1990, to protect his fragile mother from a fatal shock after a long coma, a young man must keep her from learning that her beloved nation of East Germany as she knew it has disappeared.

Film screening + discussion

Film Language: German
students, pay any amount you want.
VND50,000 (general)
VND150,000 (+ 1 TeTe Beer / Cocktail)
VND250,000 gets you 2 free TeTe Beer / Cocktails.


 

 

 

19 September – Rain Man (1988) – Saigon Outcast

From 8 pm

Director: Barry Levinson

Stars: Dustin HoffmanTom CruiseValeria Golino 

Plot: Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt’s father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond and a pittance to Charlie; they travel cross-country.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

19 September – Little Miss Sunshine – Cosy Cinema – The Hive Thao Dien

From 7 pm

Directors: Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris

Stars: Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Greg Kinnear

Plot: A family determined to get their young daughter into the finals of a beauty pageant take a cross-country trip in their VW bus.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

20 September – Climbing Movie and Beer – Push Climbing

Every Friday at 7 pm. Screening best climbing movies.

 

 

 

 

 

21 September Saigon Experimental Film Festival II – A. Farm 

From 6.30 pm

Showing local and international artists focused on experimental, video art, and documentary films
English and Vietnamese with English subtitles

Screening will begin at 20:00
Location: A. Farm, 96/1 Tan Thoi Nhat 6, District 12

Arnont Nongyao – Ghost Rabbit & Casket Sales
Callan Skimin – Export Romance
Clemence Barret – Borderline.Th
Eileen O’meara – Panic Attack
Filip Bojarski – *** (Fish)
Gia Khánh – iono
Hai Yen Nguyen – Water Dreams
Hugo Ljungbäck – Last Words [Sic]
Hyash Tanmoy – Farrago
Ian Haig – Organphilia (Lover Of Organs)
Jan Adamove – Jump (Original Title: Skok)
Kayleb Lee – Papaya
Mohammad Hasani – Sum Of Details
Morgen Christie – Sunrise
Pham Thien An – The Mute
Piotr Kuszyński – Program: Bodism
Stephanie Barber – Oh My Homeland
Tadhg Ó Cuirrín – In Dreams (Karaoke Version)
Tingyi Jiang – Melon Hole
Vincent Guilbert – Yōng Lǎn

 

 

 

 

 

21 September – Living The Change: Inspiring Stories for a Sustainable Future – The Hive Thao Dien 

From 4 pm

Directors: Jordan Osmond, Antoinette Wilson

Stars: Helen Dew, Charles Eisenstein

Plot: Living the Change explores solutions to the global crises we face today through the inspiring stories of people pioneering change in their own lives and in their communities in order to live in a sustainable and regenerative way.

 

 

 

 

 

22 September – Baroqu’all: From Alpha To Opera – Nhóm bạn yêu nhạc cổ điển Sài Gòn

From 2 pm

Johann Sebastian Bach: Partita in A minor, BWV 1013
Flute: Phan Nguyễn Minh Trang

Georg Friederich Händel: Aria “Lay your doubts and Fears aside” from opera “Sêmele”
Georg Friederich Händel: Aria “Every valley shall be exalted” from Oratorio “The Messiah”
Tenor: Trần Thanh Nam, Piano: Lê Phạm Mỹ Dung, Cello continuo: Trịnh Đàm Quang Minh

Geminiano Giacomelli: Aria “Sposa son disprezzata” from opera “La Merope”
Soprano: Phạm Lâm Mỹ Hồng, Piano: Lê Phạm Mỹ Dung, Cello continuo: Trịnh Đàm Quang Minh

Georg Friederich Händel: Aria: Ama, sospira, ma non t’offende (Morgana) from opera “Alcina”, HWV 34
Soprano: Phạm Lâm Mỹ Hồng, Piano: Lê Phạm Mỹ Dung, Cello continuo: Trịnh Đàm Quang Minh, Flute: Phan Nguyễn Minh Trang

Georg Friederich Händel: Aria “Lascia ch’io pianga” from opera “Almira”
Georg Friederich Händel: “Vivi, tiranno!” from opera “Rodelinda”
Countertenor: Huỳnh Quang Thái, Piano: Lê Phạm Mỹ Dung, Cello continuo: Trịnh Đàm Quang Minh

ALL proceeds from donation will be used to cover translation fees, subtitles editing and preparation of relevant materials for the programme.

 

 

 

 

 

22 September – Sunday Family Funday / Kids Screening: A Bug’s Life (1998) – Saigon Outcast

From 5 pm

Directors: John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton (co-director)

Stars: Kevin Spacey, Dave Foley, Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Plot: A misfit ant, looking for “warriors” to save his colony from greedy grasshoppers, recruits a group of bugs that turn out to be an inept circus troupe.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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