Upcoming CAFAM Film Screening At SPACE Gallery: MAINELAND

Dear CAFAM members,

CAFAM is pleased to announce an upcoming film screening in collaboration with SPACE Gallery. Please see details below:

Film: MAINELAND
Presented with the Chinese & American Friendship Association of Maine
Sunday, January 7th 7:00pm
SPACE Gallery | 538 Congress St, Portland | (207) 828.5600
Doors open at 6:30pm | Film begins at 7:00pm
Admission $8 | $6 for SPACE Members and Students w/ ID

MAINELAND website (with trailer): www.mainelandfilm.com/

SYNOPSIS:
Filmed over three years in China and the U.S., MAINELAND is a multi-layered coming-of-age tale that follows two affluent and cosmopolitan teenagers as they settle into a boarding school in blue-collar rural Maine. Part of the enormous wave of "parachute students" from China enrolling in U.S. private schools, bubbly, fun-loving Stella and introspective Harry come seeking a Western-style education, escape from the dreaded Chinese college entrance exam, and the promise of a Hollywood-style U.S. high school experience. As Stella and Harry’s fuzzy visions of the American dream slowly gain more clarity, they ruminate on their experiences of alienation, culture clash, and personal identity, sharing new understandings and poignant discourses on home and country.

PHOTOS (more press assets here: www.mainelandfilm.com/pressresources.html )

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The Chinese & American Friendship Association of Maine provides forums and outreach to promote awareness of and appreciation for Chinese culture. We promote friendship between non-Chinese Americans, Chinese-Americans, and Chinese people, whether from the People’s Republic of China, Taiwan, Malaysia, Singapore, or elsewhere.

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