Directed by Chet Canlas
Created by the Manilatown Heritage Foundation, CHINATOWN is a poetic portrait of the evolving neighborhood. This film is the winner of the inaugural Autumn Moon Festival Film Contest.
— Masashi Niwano
Exec. Producer :Caroline Cabading
Director: Chet Canlas
James Q. Chan / CAAMunity Screenings / USA / 2017 / 32 minsSan Francisco’s high-flying economy comes at the cost to low-income residents. Many longtime, immigrant, communities are being displaced by profit-driven developers, but Chinese seniors in Chinatown find renewed spirit as they fight the injustice by organizing and building coalitions with the Community Tenants Association.