March 20, 2020 at 7:30pm
Clarion Performing Arts Center
#2 Waverly Place
San Francisco Chinatown, CA 94018
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 CONDITIONS.
THE CHINATOWN FILMS OF ARTHUR DONG: Forbidden, USA, Hollywood Chinese, Sewing Woman, and Living Music For Golden Mountains. For the past 40 years, San Francisco native Arthur Dong has been a pioneer in the production of groundbreaking documentaries about the people and history of Chinatown, covering topics such as immigration, the bachelor society, sewing factories, Cantonese musical traditions, World War II nightclubs, and Hollywood’s mis-representations and stereotypes. To mark the inaugural Chinatown Community Film Festival, select scenes from his Chinatown-themed films will be screened, to be followed by an intimate on-stage conversation with the Oscar-nominated filmmaker. A welcome wine reception for the festival follows.
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