Each year, CAAMFest recognizes an individual who has made an indelible contribution to Asian American experiences through cinema. This year, we are thrilled to honor renowned filmmaker Arthur Dong. With over four decades of championing equality through telling Asian American and LGBTQIA stories, CAAMFest is proud to celebrate Arthur’s inspirational career. View the Spotlight Press […]
On Stage Conversation: Arthur Dong & B. Ruby Rich
New People Cinema
March 20, 2015 7:10 pm Not Available
Preceded by: The Killing Fields of Dr. Haing S. Ngor
Precedes: Margarita, With a Straw
Arthur Dong / Special Presentations / USA / 1989 / Bay Area Connection / 56 minsSwing back in time to Chinatown in the 1930s in a premiere of the new digitally remastered version of FORBIDDEN CITY, U.S.A. CAAM celebrates Arthur Dong’s documentary with live perfor- mances and a reading of excerpts from the book by Dong himself — Forbidden City, USA: Chinese American Night Clubs, 1936-1970.
Arthur Dong / Special Presentations / USA / 2015 / 87 minsMaking its world premiere at CAAMFest 2015, THE KILLING FIELDS OF DR. HAING S. NGOR chronicles the life, times and murder of actor and humanitarian Dr. Haing S. Ngor, a Cambodian genocide survivor who escaped to America and won an Oscar for his first acting role in THE KILLING FIELDS. Following the screening, join director Arthur Dong at the Centerpiece Reception.
Precedes: Centerpiece Reception