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"The understanding of a culture comes from hearing the language, tasting the food, seeing personal interactions, experiencing the traditions, and so much more in context."

— Elizabeth Laval & Candice Pendergrass, Sikh Youth Public History Project

"The understanding of a culture comes from hearing the language, tasting the food, seeing personal interactions, experiencing the traditions, and so much more when it is in context."

— Elizabeth Laval & Candice Pendergrass, Sikh Youth Public History Project

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RIVERSIDE—HOLLYWOOD CHINESE Screening

May 17 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm

Free

RIVERSIDE—Hollywood Chinese is a captivating revelation on a little-known chapter of cinema: the Chinese in American feature films. From the first Chinese American film produced in 1917, to Ang Lee’s triumphant Brokeback Mountain nine decades later, Hollywood Chinese brings together a fascinating portrait of actors, directors, writers, and iconic images to show how the Chinese have been imagined in movies, and how filmmakers have and continue to navigate an industry that was often ignorant about race, but at times paradoxically receptive.

Hollywood Chinese is produced, directed, written and edited by Academy Award® nominee and triple Sundance award-winning filmmaker, Arthur Dong (Licensed to Kill, Coming Out Under Fire, Forbidden City, U.S.A.), and presents eleven of the industry’s most accomplished Chinese and Chinese American film artists who share personal accounts of working in film. Ang Lee, Wayne Wang, Joan Chen, David Henry Hwang, Justin Lin, B.D. Wong, Nancy Kwan, Tsai Chin, Lisa Lu, James Hong, and Amy Tan are among the storytellers who have wrestled with being the “other” in Hollywood.

Free admission and Q&A with filmmaker Arthur Dong.

Where: UCR Arts, 3824 & 3834 Main Street, Riverside, CA 92501
When: 7 pm, May 17, 2024

For details, see: ucrarts.ucr.edu/films/hollywood-chinese/

Details

Date:
May 17
Time:
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Grant Line:
Website:
https://ucrarts.ucr.edu/films/hollywood-chinese/

Venue

UCR Arts
3824 Main St
Riverside, CA 92501
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