Admission Policy

Complimentary for Current Members

Guest (Non-Members)
at the door

Doors Open
9:00 AM

Screening Start
9:30 AM

“Owl and The Sparrow”
Coachella Valley Premiere

Saturday - February 2, 2008
Doors Open for Complimentary Refreshments at 9:00 AM
Film Begins Promptly at 9:30 AM
Camelot Theatres
2300 Baristo Road, Palm Springs, CA


Stephane Gauger’s gentle and luminous film unfolds on the tough but hopeful streets of urban Vietnam. Headstrong and irrepressible, 10-year-old Thuy runs away to Saigon after causing trouble on the job at her uncle's factory. Alone in the city, selling roses on the streets, she eventually befriends two lovelorn strangers: Lan, a beautiful but heartbroken flight attendant, and Hai, a zookeeper more comfortable with his animals than people.

Independent Spirit Awards, 2008  Nominated John Cassavetes Award; Hawaii International Film Festival, Netpac Award Feature Film; Heartland Film Festival, Crystal Heart Award; Los Angeles Film Festival, Audience Award Best Narrative Feature; San Diego Asian Film Festival, Jury Award Best Film; San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival, Jury Award Best Film

Louis Vuitton Hawaii International Film Festival; Los Angeles Film Festival; Rotterdam Film Festival; San Diego Asian Film Festival; Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival; Middle East International Film Festival - Abu Dhabi; Starz Denver Film

“Combining arthouse lensing with a sweet story sure to make audiences feel warm inside, fledgling helmer Stephane Gauger comes up with an appealing balancing act to please cinephiles and mainstreamers alike.”

Writer/Director: Stephane Gauger
Distributor: Stephane Gauger
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 97 Minutes
Country: Vietnam
Language: Vietnamese w/English Subtitles
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