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The Wedding Banquet

Wed, Oct 20
6:45 pm Feast

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.

STARTER
Night Market Popcorn
fried basil, lemongrass coconut oil, lime spiced salt

FIRST COURSE
Date Night Pizza
mushroom, bell pepper, broccoli, Szechuan marinara, Cabot Clothbound Cheddar & Alpha Tolman

SECOND COURSE
Banquet Duck
tea smoked duck breast, shitake mushroom, bok choy, Dr. Brown’s tamari sauce

DESSERT
Egg Tart
orange blossom custard, bacon pastry, candied orange

with wine pairings by Rooftop Reds

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