Screenings & Events

Hollywood Chinese

Book Launch: Hollywood Chinese

October 17, 2019 at 7:30pm

Margaret Herrick Library of the
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
333 S. La Cienega Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90211

Join author/filmmaker Arthur Dong at the launch of his newest book Hollywood Chinese: The Chinese in American Feature Films. Special guests include book subjects Nancy Kwan, Lisa Lu, and Janet Yang. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Light refreshments served, and parking available at the adjacent Beverly Hills Tennis courts.

Free, but RSVP required. RSVP information forthcoming.

Bay Area Book Launch: Hollywood Chinese

October 20, 2019 at 3pm

Koret Auditorium
San Francisco Public Library
100 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102


CAAM, the Center for Asian American Media, presents the Bay Area launch of Arthur Dong’s newest book Hollywood Chinese. The author will guide audiences on a visual tour of book highlights, followed by a Q & A . Special to the Bay Area are stories of trailblazing Chinese American filmmakers from Oakland and San Francisco who made their own films in the region starting from the silent era and into the 1940s. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

FREE, but RSVP requested at the link above. Seating will be on a first come, first seated basis.

Hollywood Chinese at the Formosa

Opens June 28, 2019

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.