Meet Christina Yao, Director of “Empire of Silver” guest correspondent Annie Tung interviews Taiwanese American director Christina Yao, director of “Empire of Silver.”

Set in 1899, “Empire of Silver” follows the story of a carefree young man who must prepare to take over his family’s Chinese banking empire. The film stars Aaron Kwok, Jennifer Tilly, and Lantian Chang. It has won 19 prestigious festival awards around the world including “Best Director” at the Shanghai International Film Festival.

The film opens nationwide in June of 2011.

If you’re near San Francisco or Los Angeles, join Taiwanese American Professionals chapters for screenings and meet & greets with Christina Yao:
LA on June 3, 2011:
SF on June 4, 2011:

Empire of Silver Trailer:


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