Book Launch: Oct. 17, 2019
Arthur Dong’s newest book Hollywood Chinese: The Chinese in American Feature Films is set to launch. Filled with more than 500 stunning, vintage photographs, movie posters, lobby cards and ephemera based on the author’s extraordinary collection, this lavish coffee-table book’s richly illustrated pages show the myths, misconceptions, and memorable moments of the Chinese in American cinema. Dong’s narrative is enhanced by interviews with Hollywood actors, directors, and producers, including Ang Lee, Nancy Kwan, Justin Lin, James Hong, Joan Chen, Wayne Wang, B.D. Wong and David Henry Hwang, and writer Amy Tan. Click HERE for events with the author in-person. Pre-orders now taken at Angel City Press.
Hollywood Chinese @ the Formosa
Hollywood Chinese at the Formosa offers a nostalgic, yet thought-provoking look into cinema’s fascination with the Chinese. Commissioned by the iconic Formosa Cafe, the exhibit highlights photos and lobby cards from Arthur Dong’s collection of movie memorabilia depicting the Chinese in American feature films. Opens June 28, 2019. Photo: Sue Hwang, LA Conservancy/1933 Group.
Golden Spike Award
AARP Top Pick
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Library of Congress
The Library of Congress has selected The Killing Fields of Dr. Haing S. Ngor for their permanent collection of films that demonstrate long-term significance for future researchers and the public. Official selections for the collection exemplify the wide range of U.S. film productions and reflect the diversity of American thought and experience.
Forbidden City, USA
Pride L.A. recognized filmmaker Arthur Dong as a member of the “pioneering community of LGBT people who blazed a trail that has resulted in many of the rights we enjoy today. They are our legacy and their good works have resulted in our heritage.” –Troy Masters, Editor. Click here to read the profile on Arthur Dong.