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Films & Schedules - STRAY DOGS


Sat, Feb 15, 2014
at 3:15 PM (Fox Tower)
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Mon, Feb 17, 2014
at 7:30 PM (Cinemagic)
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DIRECTOR: Tsai Ming-Liang - TAIWAN

In Ming-Liang’s vision, existence seems to hang by a thread that could snap at any moment. Under a torrential downpour in Taipei, a single father does odd jobs to make a meager living. His children, left without supervision, roam the streets. Their divorced mother spends her nights creeping around like a ghost in her rundown building and feeding the stray dogs that take shelter there. With his latest offering, the Taiwanese filmmaker delves deeper into his evocative cinematic world, one where disenfranchised people are overcome with an uneasiness they can’t explain. With its gorgeous lighting and striking locations and compositions, Stray Dogs is “as visually powerful as it is emotionally overwhelming and bracingly pure in both its anger and its compassion. One of the finest works of an extraordinary artist.”—New York Film Festival. (138 mins.)

Filmography: Rebels of the Neon God (92), Vive L’Amour (94), The Hole (98), What Time Is It Over There? (01), The Wayward Cloud (05), I Don’t Want to Sleep Alone (06), Face (09).


Interests: Narrative Feature, Asian.

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