Treasures from the Yale Film Archive: Yi Yi

Event time: 
Thursday, September 22, 2022 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Humanities Quadrangle (HQ) See map
320 York Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

Yi Yi: A One and a Two… (Edward Yang, 2000, 173 mins)
Edward Yang’s final film—and his masterpiece—deftly details the heartbreak and humor faced by three generations of a middle-class family in Taipei. The exquisitely orchestrated ensemble drama won Yang the Best Director prize at Cannes, and led Roger Ebert to remark, “Only rarely is a film this observant and tender about the ups and downs of daily existence.” In Mandarin with English subtitles.

Presented in 35mm by the Yale Film Archive with support from Paul L. Joskow ’70 M.Phil., ’72 Ph.D.

Note: In keeping with Yale’s COVID-19 prevention policies, all attendees must be asymptomatic and fully vaccinated (including boosters when eligible) and should be prepared to show proof of vaccination. Yale-approved masks are required at all times.