UNC Charlotte Confucius Institute invites the public to a free screening of King of Masks on Sunday, March 31st, 2019, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., at McKnight Hall, in the Cone University Center on UNC Charlotte’s campus, at 9201 University City Boulevard.
The family-friendly, heartwarming film “King of Masks” is set in 1930’s China, offering insights into Chinese culture and history, and the power of love.
Following the film will be a lecture with Dr. Tan Ye, Professor of Comparative Theatre at University of South Carolina, discussing the film and its Director, Tianming Wu.
Wang is a master of Sichuan, the rapid-changing face mask technique. He wants to have a boy to teach so he buys young “Doggie” from a starving family. Doggie turns out to be a girl, but when Doggie rescues a baby from kidnappers, Wang is accused of the crime.