Sistah Sinema, a monthly series showcasing queer women of color in film, is hosting an event this weekend at Capital Ale House’s downtown location.
The meetup will screen “Saving Face,” a romantic comedy, directed by Alice Wu and starring Joan Chen for their their August feature.
Saving Face centers around Wilhelmina, a young Chinese-American surgeon; her unwed, pregnant mother; and her dancer girlfriend. Alice Wu, who directed and wrote the script, drew upon her own experiences of “coming out” for the film.
You can check out a preview below. Tickets are $10 at the door and $8 in advance which you can purchase here.
“Saving Face” will screen at Capital ale House’s downtown location at 623 W. Main St. next Sunday Aug. 21 at 2 pm.
Sistah Sinema is a monthly series that showcases queer women of color in film in different cities. The group has held quite a few here in Richmond and next week, the series, along with the Afrikana Film Festival, will screen “Out in the Night” at the Bijou Film Center. The film is a documentary on four [...]