Bill Borden, who has produced varied film franchises from High School Musical to Mission: Impossible to The Mermaid, will join us for a Skype Q&A following the screening.
The Mermaid has shattered Chinese box office records, becoming the nation’s most popular movie of all time. It’s a wacky love story between a real-estate mogul and an environmentalist mermaid. RogerEbert.com puts it like this, “The Mermaid will make you laugh. Guaranteed.” In Mandarin with English subtitles. Fantasy/Comedy, 94 min., NR.