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AIT's American Cultural Center Presents American Film Series

PR0706E | Date: 2007-02-06

The American Institute in Taiwan's American Cultural Center is pleased to present "American Film Series," free screening of seven American movies that are open to the general public.

The first movie in the series is "Ray," which features 30 years of the life of legendary rhythm and blues musician Ray Charles.  For its screening on Thursday, February 8, AIT Consular Officer Paul Thomas will lead a discussion of the movie with the audience.   Schedule of the American Film Series is as follows.  

American Film Series 6:30 p.m. at the American Cultural Center

Title of the Film
Thursday, February 8
Directed by Taylor Hackford
Starring: Jamie Foxx, Ralph Tresvant, Kerry
Washington, Regina King
Friday, March 16
The Hours
Directed by: Stephen Daldry; Starring: Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore, Nicole Kidman
Friday, March 30
Erin Brockovich
Directed by Steven Soderbergh; Starring: Julia Roberts, Albert Finney
Friday, April 13
The Cotton Club
Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola; Starring: Richard Gere, Gregory Hines, Diane Lane
Friday, April 27
Directed by Clint Eastwood; Starring: Forest Whitaker, Diane Venora, Michael Zelniker, Samuel E. Wright
Friday, May 11
Saving Face Directed by Alice Wu; Starring: Joan Chen, Michelle Krusiec, Lynn Chen, Jessica Hecht
Friday, May 25
Come See the Paradise
Directed by Alan Parker; Starring: Dennis Quaid , Tamlyn Tomita, Sab Shimono, Shizuko Hoshi

 The American Cultural Center is located at Suite 2101, 21F, No. 333, Keelung Road, Section 1, Taipei.   The film series is open to the public free of charge.  Free popcorn and drinks are also available.  Due to limited seating, pre-registration is required.  To indicate your interest, please contact the American Cultural Center Tel: (02) 2723-3959 ext. 214, E-mail:

For synopses of the movies, please visit AIT website and check out the link below.