“This is one of the most gorgeous and maturely composed movies you'll see this year.” - Wesley Morris, Boston Globe

“A beautiful love poem to the movies.” - Ed Gonzalez, Slant Magazine

September 12 at 8pm | The regal and ramshackle Fu-Ho movie palace, with its rows of red velvet seats and sky-high ceilings, is shutting down. A ghost story, a minimalist meditation, and an ode to cinema, GOODBYE, DRAGON INN poignantly and delicately explores both the inherently communal, and simultaneously deeply personal act of moviegoing.

Awards & Nominations

Winner - Best Feature, Chicago International Film Festival
Winner - FIPRESCI Prize, Venice Film Festival

Tsai Ming-Liang Series: Born in Malaysia in 1957, Tsai Ming-Liang is one of the most prominent film directors of the new cinema movement in Taiwan. He is known for long shots, elliptical narratives, painterly approaches to light and color, and poignant portrayals of urban and sexual alienation. View full series here.

Join us in person for an artist lecture with Tsai Ming-Liang followed by an audience Q&A on Monday, October 3 at 6pm. This event will be live captioned by Communication Access Realtime Translation services. For additional details, visit saic.edu/vapFree - tickets must be obtained in person at the Gene Siskel Film Center box office one hour prior to lecture start time.

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