Screenings (2008–2009)

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Los Angeles, California

December 3, 2009, 6pm

Chinese American Museum

Filmmaker Arthur Dong in attendance. Presented as a Curator’s Talk in conjunction with the Hollywood Chinese: The Arthur Dong Collection exhibition. Moderated by Giant Robot editor, Martin Wong. FREE. To RSVP, please call (213) 485-8567 or email with the subject heading “Curator Talk” by Nov. 30, 2009.

Australian Broadcast Premiere

November 22, 2009, 9:30pm

November 29, 2009, 4pm

ABC, the Australia Broadcasting Corporation

Omaha, Nebraska

November 5 & 8, 2009

Ruth Sokolof Theater

Filmmaker Arthur Dong in attendance. This screening is a program of the National Federation of Humanities Council’s inaugural film festival, which showcases eight films chosen as the best of films supported by state humanities councils nationwide.

Dallas, Texas

Thursday, September 24, 6:30pm

Magnolia Theater

3699 McKinney Ave film

Asiafest Opening Night and Gala Reception.

Filmmaker Arthur Dong in Person!

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Houston, Texas

Saturday, September 26, 2:45pm (Free)

American First National Bank

9999 Bellaire Blvd., @ Beltway 8

Houston Asian Pacific American Film Festival

Actor James Hong in Person! DVDs will be on sale to be autographed by Mr. Hong.

For more information: 713/446-8430

PBS National Broadcast

May 27, 9pm (check local listings)

American Masters


Dates TBD

Al Jazeera Network

Rotterdam, The Netherlands

April 25, 2009

The Asiascope Rotterdam Film Festival

Los Altos Hills, California

Apr 14, 2009 (Tuesday) 12pm – 1:30pm

Foothill College, Campus Center Dining Room

Claremont, California

April 1, 2009 7pm

Pitzer College, Broad Performance Space

Hollywood Chinese screens as part of a mini-festival of recent Asian American films at the Claremont Colleges. Filmmaker Arthur Dong will introduce and discuss his film in person at the screening. For more information and a complete schedule, please visit


February 16, 17, 2009

YES-TV Television Broadcast

Hilo, Hawai’i

February 13, 2009

2nd Annual Hawai’i Island Chinese Film Festival

London, U.K.

February 5, 2009

British Film Institute, Southbank

Beverly Hills, California

November 13, 2008

Samuel Goldwyn Theater

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Hollywood Chinese has been selected as a program of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences’ Media Literacy Program. In partnership with the Los Angeles Unified School District and the Urban Educational Partnership’s Humanitas program, the Media Literacy Program is conducted twice a year for high school juniors to increase student awareness of the role of media in their lives and in creating stereotypes, to hone analytical tools for evaluating media messages, and to encourage more provocative interaction with the media. Hollywood Chinese will be presented to 300-400 high school students, followed by a discussion with director Arthur Dong and talent from the film. NOTE: this is not a public screening. For more information, click here.

Los Angeles, California

November 3–16, 2008

Chinese American Film Festival

Lincoln, Nebraska

October 24–30, 2008

Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center”

Filmmaker Arthur Dong in attendance October 24, 2008

Wichita, Kansas

October 23–26, 2008

Tallgrass Film Festival

Riverside, California

October 21, 2008

San Diego Asian Film Festival/Riverside

Filmmaker Arthur Dong in attendance.

Boston, Massachusetts

October 19, 2008

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Pueblo, Colorado

October 18, 2008

Pueblo City-County Library

Portland, Oregon

October 11, 12, 18, 19, 2008

Hollywood Theater

San Diego, California

October 9–16, 2008

San Diego Asian Film Festival

Filmmaker Arthur Dong in attendance

Austin, Texas

October 9, 2008

Austin Asian American Film Festival – Opening Night Gala

Filmmaker Arthur Dong in attendance

Chicago, Illinois

September 20 & 23, 2008

Gene Siskel Film Center

Pasadena, California

September 11, 2008, 8pm

Pacific Asia Museum

Filmmaker Arthur Dong will be in attendance

Cleveland, Ohio

July 24 & 25, 2008

Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque

Jerusalem International Film Festival

July 10 – 19, 2008

Honolulu, Hawaii

June 21 & 22, 2008

Honolulu Academy of Arts, Doris Duke Theatre

Hamilton, Ontario – Canada

June 12, 2008

Art Gallery of Hamilton

Seoul International Film Festival

June 5 – 11, 2008


May 30 – June 5, 2008

The ImaginAsian Theater

Los Angeles/Beverly Hills

May 30 – June 5, 2008

Laemmle’s Music Hall

Pasadena, California

May 30 – June 5, 2008

Laemmle One Colorado

National Harbor, Maryland

May 5, 2008

Council on Foundations Film & Video Festival

– Winner, Henry Hampton Award for Excellence in Film & Digital Media –

New York City

May 2, 2008

Quad Cinema

Rochester, New York

April 30 – May 5, 2008

Rochester/High Falls International Film Festival

San Francisco, California – HELD OVER!

April 25 – May 1, 2008

4 Star Theatre

Winston-Salem, North Carolina

April 23 – 28, 2008

RiverRun International Film Festival

Honolulu, Hawaii

April 21, 2008

Hawaii International Film Festival – Centerpiece Presentation

Tucson, Arizona

April 17 & 19, 2008

Arizona International Film Festival – Opening Night Gala

Filmmaker Arthur Dong will be in attendance

Jersey City, New Jersey

April 13, 2008


San Francisco, California

April 11 – 24, 2008

Sundance Kabuki Cinemas

Filmmaker Arthur Dong in person, April 11 Friday evening shows.

Oakland, California

April 11 – 23, 2008

Grand Lake Theater

Filmmaker Arthur Dong in person, April 12, 7:15pm

April 16, 2008, 7:30pm: The Curse of Quon Gwon will receive a one-time only special screening with live accompaniment by the Mighty Wurlitzer. Followed by Hollywood Chinese.

San Francisco, California

April 10, 2008

Scenes From Hollywood Chinese

Arthur Dong will present clips from his latest documentary, Hollywood Chinese, on April 10, 8pm, at San Francisco State University, August Coppola Theatre (Fine Arts building). The event is free and sponsored by the Cinema Department, College of Creative Arts, Asian American Studies Department and College of Ethnic Studies. Call 415/338-1629 for more information.

Madison, Wisconsin

April 3 – 6, 2008

Wisconsin Film Festival

Hong Kong International Film Festival

March 17 – April 6, 2008

Filmmaker Arthur Dong will present Hollywood Chinese as part of the Visiting Artist Program of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Dong’s visit was also underwritten by the U.S. Consulate in Hong Kong.


Göteborg International Film Festival

January 25 – February 4, 2008

Hollywood Chinese was selected for “Critic’s Week.” It will also be featured as part of Cinemix, a series of seminars, master classes, discussions, and debates. Panelists for this special program include Arthur Dong, director, Daniel Brodén, Ph.D. student in film studies and Maria Edström, Ph.D. Senor lecturer, Gothenburg University. Moderator: Andrea Reuter, film critic.

44th Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival

– Opening Night Presentation –

November 23, 2007

Hollywood Chinese is the first documentary ever to have been selected to open the Golden Horse Film Festival. This unprecedented screening takes place November 23, along with the other opening night film, Tso-Chi Chang’s Butterfly. Filmmaker Arthur Dong will be in attendance.