Based on the bestselling novel by Amy Tan, the film chronicles the relationships between four Chinese mothers and their Chinese-American daughters.
Before the film, The Joy Luck Club cast members Lisa Lu and Kiều Chinh and the film’s executive producer, Janet Yang, will discuss the significance of this incredible film and Asian-American representation in Hollywood. The panel will be moderated by L.A.-based sociologist and writer Nancy Wang Yuen. A free Q&A session about the Playhouse will follow the screening.
This screening is part of Last Remaining Seats, the L.A. Conservancy’s series of classic films in historic theatres, now in its 32nd season. For the full lineup, click here. Proceeds support the Conservancy’s efforts to preserve historic places throughout L.A. County.
Running time of film: 139 minutes
For more information, please contact the Los Angeles Conservancy at (213) 623-2489 or visit www.laconservancy.org/last-remaining-seats.
**PLEASE NOTE: Unless otherwise stated, Playhouse events are presented by independent producers.