"In Between Days," a film about the immigrant experience, to be screened at UAlbany on April 1, 2016

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Still from film "In Between Days" (2006)

ALBANY, NY (03/17/2016)(readMedia)-- IN BETWEEN DAYS (USA/Canada/South Korea, 2006, 83 minutes, color, in Korean and English, directed by So Yong Kim) will be shown on Friday, April 1, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. in Page Hall, 135 Western Avenue, on the University at Albany's downtown campus. The screening is sponsored by the New York State Writers Institute as part of its Classic Film Series and is free and open to the public.

A Korean immigrant girl confronts the challenges of making a new life in a cold, bleak, unnamed North American city. Director So Yong Kim received the Special Jury Prize at Sundance for the film, her first feature. The screening will be preceded by the 1917 Charlie Chaplin short, THE IMMIGRANT, restored in 2014 by film historian David Shepard.

The film is being screened in association with Albany Pro Musica's City of Immigrants Concert, (April 3, 4:00 p.m., Troy Savings Bank Music Hall) a celebration of the rich cultural heritage of the Capital Region. (See http://www.albanypromusica.org/concerts/ for additional information.)

For additional information contact the Writers Institute at 518-442-5620 or online at http://www.albany.edu/writers-inst.