Directed by Philippe Muyl
(2013, Drama, Mandarin / Guangxi-dialect Chinese / French with English subtitles, 100 min)
In The Nightingale, protagonist Zhu Zhi Gen travels to the outer reaches of traditional China to fulfill his wife’s last request. Accompanied by his granddaughter on an epic journey through the magnificent Guang Xi landscapes, the duo that seemingly has nothing in common opens up to each other, sharing memories and adventures.
8 pm Galleries close
Sunset (c. 8 pm) Outdoor screening of The Nightingale on OCMA’s Pick / Laudati Court (Pack a blanket or beach chair for front row viewing.)
9:45 pm Q&A with Paul D. Hancock, President and CEO of the film’s U.S. distributor, Worldwide Motion Pictures Corporation.
Food: Soho Taco Food Truck onsite 6 – 8:30 pm
Film presented in partnership with the Newport Beach Film Festival and organized by Leslie Feibleman, Director of Special Programs + Community Cinema at NBFF.