Screenings & Events

Hollywood Chinese

China Society of Southern California: Dinner & Book Talk

May 4, 2020 at 6:00 check-in, 6:30 dinner, 7:30 program

Golden Dragon Restaurant
960 N. Broadway
Los Angeles Chinatown, CA 90012


Join Hollywood Chinese author Arthur Dong for a multi-course dinner at the venerable Chinatown restaurant the Golden Dragon, followed by a book talk and signing.

Cost: $25, pay at the door, cash or check payable to China Society., text Yvonne 310-779-8908, or call Yvonne 310-454-3621. Parking: Limited complimentary parking at back of restaurant.

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WeHo Reads Literary Series

May 12, 2020 at 7pm

City Council Chambers at the West Hollywood Library
625 N. San Vicente Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069



The City of West Hollywood has tapped Arthur Dong for their celebrated literary series, WeHo Reads. The author-filmmaker will present a guided tour of his critically acclaimed Hollywood Chinese book, featuring a visual feast of fascinating images and an array of film clips culled from his life-long research and passion for cinema history. Free and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase and signing, and light refreshments will be served after the presentation.

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Festival of Books 2020

October 3-4, 2020 at a time TBD

University of Southern California
University Park Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90089


Hollywood Chinese author Arthur Dong will be among the writers in attendance at the 2020 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. Since 1996, this world renowned gathering  with over 150,000 visitors is the largest festival of its kind in the United States. Free and open to the public. Dong is scheduled to appear at the Angel City Press booth, exact time TBD. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

Exhibit: Hollywood Chinese at the Formosa

Opens June 28, 2019 — ongoing

The Formosa Cafe
7156 Santa Monica Blvd
West Hollywood , CA 90046


“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.