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Wong Kar-Wai: As Tears Go By


January 30, 2013

Please join us on Wednesday, January 30 at 7 p.m. for Wong Kar-wai's As Tears Go By (1988, 102 min) in the first floor corner room of Mid-Manhattan Library.

This screening is part of the series Three Auteurs of World Cinema: Wong Kar-wai. All screenings are FREE and seating is first-come, first-served. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

As Tears Go By is the 1988 directorial debut of Wong Kar-wai. Critics have compared the film to Martin Scorsese's Mean Streets, as the central plot revolves around a small time gangster trying to keep his smaller-time gangster friend out of trouble.

Please contact Karen Ginman at or Thomas Knowlton at if you have any questions.