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Directed by Chisato Uyeki Hughes

The only exception to Humboldt County’s 1885 expulsion of all “Chinamen,” Charlie Moon remains a spectral mystery to even his own descendents. Framed by the words of a ghost, this hybrid documentary/fiction film alternates between the observational search for ‘the others’ with the appearance of ghosts as the past demands recognition in the present.


History & Memory Still

RETROSPECTIVE // History and Memory: For Akiko and Takashige

Directed by Rea Tajiri

History and Memory is canonical, experimental, pushes and breaks boundaries of documentary filmmaking.

Dates & Times


SFMOMA Phyllis Wattis Theater

Sat, May 20
12:00 pm