May Movie Matinees

Celebrating Asian-American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

2 pm in Room C

May 10 – Decision to Leave — RESCHEDULED

Detective Hae-Jun is assigned to a death that seems like an accident. Suspecting foul play, he follows a faint trail of clues. The cryptic widow is under suspicion. But something doesn’t add up. Has she been toying with Hae-Jun? When forbidden feelings cloud his judgement, how far is he willing to go in the name of truth? Starring: Park Hae-il, Tang Wei, Lee Jung-hyun, and Go Kyung-Pyo. Korean with English subtitles. 2022 NR 2h 19m

May 17 – Chinese Take-Away (Un Cuento Chino)

A well-ordered hardware store owner in Buenos Aires will see his life turn upside down when he helps a stranded Chinese man who doesn’t speak a word of Spanish find his uncle in the bustling city. But can this coexistence bear fruit? Starring: Ricardo Darín, Ignacio Huang, and Muriel Santa Ana. 2011 NR 1h 33m Spanish with English subtitles. Cine en espanol.

May 24 – Lucky Grandma

An ornery, chain-smoking Chinese grandma goes all in at the casino, landing herself on the wrong side of luck – and in the middle of a gang war. Starring: Tsai Chin, Hsiao-Yuan Ha, Michael Tow, and Woody Fu. English, Catonese and Madarin. 2019 NR 1h 27m

May 31 – The Big Sick

Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family’s expectations, and his true feelings. Based on a true story. Starring: Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, and Ray Romano. 2017 R 2h

Masks Optional. 

Social Distancing Requested.

Also the room can be cold, dress warmly