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Play on Playa'

Jessica Yu's first narrative feature Ping Pong Playa' showed today at the Varsity theatre.  The film depicts the story a young Chinese-American man, "C-dub" as he is known to his friends, who has yet to find a path in life.  He is eventually asked to represent his family at a major ping pong tournament because his brother, the present champion, is injured. The time comes for C-dub to grow up and take control.  The film is funny, moving and an honest portrayal of a young man looking for direction...


Sick Humor Makes Us Well
John Waters (right) was in top form on Tuesday night during a Mavericks conversation on Vanguard Cinema  with Shortbus director John Cameron Mitchell, moderated by the film's star Sook-Yin Lee. Waters is in town to promote the new documentary This Filthy World, capturing his one man performance in which he reflects on his career with a sharp wit.

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