Second Sunday Culture Films at the Penn Museum: Forever Chinatown and A Family Day

/Second Sunday Culture Films at the Penn Museum: Forever Chinatown and A Family Day
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november, 2017

12nov2:00 pm4:00 pmSecond Sunday Culture Films at the Penn Museum: Forever Chinatown and A Family Day

Event Details

We visit two families in Chinatown in these short films about elders and legacy.

Frank Wong makes amazingly detailed miniature rooms to relive memories of 1940s Chinatown in Forever Chinatown (2016), directed by James. Q. Chan.

In A Family Day (2015), filmmaker Jeff Mann takes a day to visit his Granny, gaining insight into his past, present, and future.

Dr. Chi-Ming Yang, Associate Professor, English and Asian American Studies at Penn,  leads a post-film discussion.

The Asian American Studies Department and Cinema Studies at Penn, and the Philadelphia Asian-American Film Fest are program sponsors.

Time travel is this year’s theme for the annual Second Sunday Film Series, offered October through February (no December films) and held in collaboration with the Wolf Humanities Center’s 2017–2018 Forum on Afterlives.

 

Free with Museum admission.

Time

(Sunday) 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location

Penn Museum

3260 South St. Philadelphia, PA 19104

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