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Empire of Silver Presentation & Director’s Talk

June 11, 2011 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Inspired by historical events…

A PRESENTATION of SECOND SATURDAY at CHSA on Saturday, June 11, 2011 at 1 pm

The Wall Street of the Middle Kingdom: Making Film in China

EMPIRE OF SILVER, starring Aaron Kwok and Tielin Zhang, won 18 international awards world-wide, including “Best Director” at Shanghai International Film Festival.  Join Director Christina Yao the week after her films opens in San Francisco as she shares her insights on making a film that spans a huge landscape with deep historical resonance.

Christina will show how the movie was made on real location in 4 provinces in China and how the post-production process helped to transform the landscape to historical accuracy and constructed a world recalling the splendid grandeur of the Imperial China.

This special presentation will also include a selection of original costumes & authentic antiques from the film.

For more information about the film, please visit www.empireofsilver.com

This event is free with admission to the CHSA Museum that day. Please call (415)391-1188 x101 or email info@chsa.org to RSVP or with any questions.

Please note that this talk does not include a screening of the film~the film will open in San Francisco on June 3, 2011. Check your local theatre listings for times.


June 11, 2011
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


CHSA Museum