Ang Lee Film Series

University of Houston-Downtown features early work by the director of Brokeback Mountain

Before Ang Lee's Brokeback Mountain, there was The Wedding Banquet. The Ang Lee Film Series, presented by the University of Houston-Downtown, is your chance to see it and other early Lee films such as Pushing Hands and Eat Drink Man Woman. The Wedding Banquet examines sexual identity and societal pressures with its story of a gay man who stages a sham marriage to a woman in order to keep his sexuality hidden. Pushing Hands screens at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, The Wedding Banquet will be shown at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday and Eat Drink Man Woman screens at 5:30 p.m. Thursday. One Main Street. For information, call 713-221-8295 or visit www.uhd.edu. Free.
Oct. 19-21, 5:30 p.m., 2010

 
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