Film Forum: The Farewell
"THE FAREWELL" — 2019. 100 minutes. PG. Awkwafina’s exquisite star turn highlights Lulu Wang’s funny-sad, soulful and emotionally expansive feature. A small lie morphs into a grand illusion when a Chinese family deceives their beloved grandmother by keeping her terminal cancer diagnosis a secret. In English and Mandarin with English subtitles.Doors open at 5:45 PM — Film begins promptly at 6:00 PM. Sponsored by Friends of the Chula Vista Library and a Chula Vista Visual and Performing Arts Grant.