A full-color, lushly illustrated exhibition catalogue in is now available for purchase. An insightful essay by media scholar and Academy Award® nominated filmmaker, Renee Tajima-Pena, covers the social, cultural, historical, and political significance of this ground-breaking exhibition. The 34-page, soft cover publication includes 88 reproductions of posters, lobby cards, stills, and other ephemera dating from 1916 to present day that trace the Chinese in American feature films over the past century. A complete checklist of exhibition items is also included. A perfect companion to the Hollywood Chinese DVD.
Located within the El Pueblo Plaza in downtown Los Angeles, the Chinese American Museum (CAM) is housed in the last surviving structure of the City’s original Chinatown. CAM’s mission is to foster a deeper understanding and appreciation of America’s diverse heritage by researching, preserving, and sharing the history, rich cultural legacy, and continuing contributions of Chinese Americans.