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The Mermaid Screening

The University of Michigan Center for Chinese Studies presents a screening of "The Mermaid" as part of their Electric Shadows: 2016 Contemporary Chinese Film Series.

September 27, 2016 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Sponsored by the Confucius Institute and Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies at U-M, Electric Shadows: 2016 Contemporary Chinese Film Series will feature five popular Chinese films released in recent years.

“The Mermaid” recently became the highest-grossing film of all time in China. Xuan’s real estate project involving reclamation of the sea threatens the livelihood of the mermaids who rely on the sea to survive. Mermaid Shan is dispatched to assassinate Xuan, but as they spend more time together, Xuan and Shan begin to fall in love. Out of his love for Shan, Xuan plans to stop the real estate project. Meanwhile, Shan and the other mermaids are hunted by a nefarious organization and Xuan has to save Shan before it’s too late. 1hr 34min. Rated R. 3D. English Subtitles.

(Synopsis: Courtesy of the Michigan Theater)

Full Film Series Schedule

The Mermaid 黄金时代 (2016), 7PM on Tuesday, 9/27 at the Michigan Theater – R rated
Monster Hunt 捉妖记 (2015), 7 PM on Tuesday, 10/4 at Angell Hall – Unrated
What Women Want 我知女人心 (2011), 7PM on Tuesday, 10/11 at Angell Hall – Unrated
Monkey King 大圣归来 (2015), 7PM on Tuesday, 10/18at Angell Hall – Unrated         

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