LONG LIVE CHINATOWN (SHORTS PROGRAM)
A collection of short films highlighting the histories and struggles of Chinatowns in Seattle, San Francisco, and Vancouver.
In This Program
Christopher Woon-Chen / United States / 2017 / Music / 3 minsMY I.D. is a karaoke music video honoring the history of resistance within the International District, particularly the contributions made by the Filipino community in the neighborhood.
James Q. Chan / United States / 2016 / Documentary / 32 minsIn FOREVER, CHINATOWN, artist Frank Wong’s exquisitely detailed dioramas of the Chinatown of his childhood serve as portals to the past in a rapidly changing San Francisco.
Eva Cohen / Canada / 2017 / Documentary / 55 minsIn PAINT IT RED, young Chinese Canadian Beverly Ho is dedicated to preserving and continuing Chinese cultural heritage in Vancouver’s Chinatown. Can her efforts, along with other volunteers in the neighborhood, succeed in stemming the rapid proliferation of million dollar condos and pricey cafes?