The World of Chinese Movie Night: Women Basketball Player No. 5 (女篮5号)

This Tuesday night is gonna be an exciting one at Jianghu — join us (The World of Chinese, that is!) as we welcome freezing January with Woman Basketball Player No. 5 (女篮五号), a fantastically warming 1957 sports adventure, directed by the legendary Xie Jin. It’s got girls, rivalry, action, basketball, crushes, and even accordion singalongs. (Oh, we’ll be singing!)

Best yet, the bad guys are slanderously fiendish Americans, hurling abuse across the basketball court.

Don’t miss this fun, fast, and feisty feature — it’s a Chinese Douglas Sirk, a Socialist Karate Kid, featuring original subtitles and cheap cocktails in a classic Beijing siheyuan courtyard setting.

It doesn’t get much more awesome than this!

Woman Basketball Player No. 5 (女篮五号)
Tues Jan 11th
FREE ADMISSION. Doors at 7pm, movie at 7:30.

The World of Chinese Movies @ Jianghu Jiuba
7 Dongmianhua Hutong, Beijing, 江湖酒吧, 北京交道口南大街东棉花胡同7号
6401-4611 / map: http://www.tinyurl.com/sanmao

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