The Wedding Banquet
Midnite weekend screenings happen on Friday & Saturday nights (meaning arrive on Friday and/or Saturday night by 11:45pm for seating, the movie starts after midnite)!
A Film Feast Presentation with Newfest featuring food and drink pairings by Nitehawk Cinema and Rooftop Reds
Director: Ang Lee Run Time: 107 min. Format: DCP Rating: R Release Year: 1993
Starring: Winston Chao, May Chin, Mitchell Lichtenstein, Liang Hsiung, Ya-lei Kuei, Tien Pien
Wai-Tung (Winston Chao) and his boyfriend (Mitchell Lichtenstein) live happily as a gay couple in New York City. Wai-Tung has not been open about his sexuality with his Taiwanese parents (Sihung Lung, Ah-Leh Gua), and decides to acquiesce to their wish for a traditional Chinese union by marrying Wei-Wei (May Chin), a struggling artist desperate for a green card. But the simple arrangement turns into a lavish debacle when Wai-Tung’s parents plan an extravagant wedding banquet.
Night Market Popcorn
fried basil, lemongrass coconut oil, lime spiced salt
Date Night Pizza
mushroom, bell pepper, broccoli, Szechuan marinara, Cabot Clothbound Cheddar & Alpha Tolman
tea smoked duck breast, shitake mushroom, bok choy, Dr. Brown’s tamari sauce
orange blossom custard, bacon pastry, candied orange
with wine pairings by Rooftop Reds