July 22, 2018 at 7pm
BAM: Peter Jay Sharp Building
30 Lafayette Ave.
Brooklyn NY 11217
The Curse of Quon Gwon was produced and directed by one-time filmmaker Marion E. Wong in 1916, and was the very first Chinese-American feature. Original nitrate reels were located by director Arthur Dong during the research for Hollywood Chinese.
Japanese American National Museum
100 North Central Avenue
Los Angeles CA 90012
The Japanese American National Museum has commissioned filmmaker/writer Arthur Dong to curate an exhibit featuring his treasure trove of memorabilia chronicling the magic and glamour of San Francisco’s Chinatown nightclub era. The show will be an expanded version of his popular exhibition that originally premiered at the San Francisco Public Library in 2014.