Embark on a cinematic journey into the heart of urban life and human existence with Taipei Tales: The Cinema of Edward Yang, a retrospective celebrating the profound legacy of one of Taiwan’s most visionary filmmakers. This series showcases the remarkable storytelling and masterful direction of Edward Yang across five iconic films—Taipei Story, A Brighter Summer Day, A Confucian Confusion, Mahjong, and Yi Yi. Through these cinematic masterpieces, Yang captures the essence of Taipei’s urban landscape, delving deep into the complexities of human relationships, societal dynamics, and the eternal quest for meaning in a rapidly changing world. Join us as we explore Yang’s cinematic universe, where every frame is a poignant reflection of life’s joys, sorrows, and the enduring resilience of the human spirit.

Special thanks to Janus Films.

General admission is $14-$16. All shows are free or discounted for Roxie members. Get a 3-film pass and see any 3 of the films included in the series for only $33! If you purchased a 3-film pass, this will be available for purchase and pick up at the box office starting March 9. You will only be able to redeem your tickets at the box office when presenting the pass. Tickets will be held for pass holders for all screenings.

Taipei Story Saturday, March 9, 2024
A Brighter Summer Day Saturday, March 30, 2024
A Confucian Confusion Starts Thursday, April 4, 2024
Mahjong Sunday, April 21, 2024
Yi Yi: A One and a Two… Saturday, April 27, 2024