Fall Film Series - The Farewell

Tuesday, Sep 17, 2019 at 7:30pm


The Farewell,”, is a comedy-drama that follows a family in China. When the members of the family discover that their beloved grandmother has only a few months to live due to terminal lung cancer, they decide to keep her in the dark and arrange an impromptu wedding to gather before she passes. Billi, born in China and raised in America and who is especially close to her grandmother, feels out of place in her home country and struggles with the family’s decision to hide the truth from her grandmother. The New York Post has described “The Farewell” as “one of the year’s sweetest films.” The film is rated PG, and is English and Mandarin with English subtitles.

Tickets for the individual films are $7 for regular admission and $6 for senior citizens, Hope College faculty and children, and will be sold at the door.

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