Silent film with LIVE musical performance by The Metamorchestra.
A young Chinese woman working in the kitchen at a London dance club is given the chance to become the club’s main act. Betrayal, forbidden love and murder soon follow. Anna May Wong stars with Gilda Gray, Jameson Thomas, Cyril Ritchard and King Hou Chang.
1929. Not rated. Run time: 92 minutes.
A part of the “Breathing Fire: A Celebration of Anna May Wong” Series, this fill will be introduced by Bina Gogineni, postcolonial literary and cultural critic.
Scott Collins – Fretted and Fretlesss Guitar, Bass, Samples and Soundscapes
Diana Domingo – Voice, Flute, Keyboards
Blair Davis – Drums and Percussion