Screening: Saigon Electric (Sài Gòn Yo!) (2011)

Aug 16 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Director: Stephane Gauger, 2011; 103 mins

In this Vietnamese hip-hop film, Mai, a ribbon dancer from the countryside arrives in Saigon and befriends Kim, a street dancer. The promise of a better life leads their dance crew to a big competition, but a romance threatens to derail Kim’s plans.

Part of the series Freestyle: Global Hip-Hop Dance on FilmBeat the summer heat in the Fowler’s Lenart Auditorium with three feature-length films that showcase contemporary hip-hop and dance from three continents. Free and open to all.

July 19: Hear Me Move, 2015
August 16: Saigon Electric (Sài Gòn Yo), 2011
September 13: Rize, 2005

Parking available in UCLA Lot 4, 221 Westwood Plaza off Sunset Blvd
$3/hr or max $12/day

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