CAAM Fest: Film and reading with Aurthur Dong

Saturday Mar 14 2015   4:00 PM
The Great Star Theatre  636 Jackson St., San Francisco, CA  map

Swing 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 performances and a reading of excerpts from the book by Dong himself, Forbidden City, USA: Chinese American Night Clubs, 1936-1970as part of CAAMFest 2015.

Check out other events with Aurthur Dong at CAMMFest here: caamfest.com/2015/itineraries/spotlight-arthur-dong.

$14 General admission, $13 Students/Seniors; for more information visit caamfest.com/2015/films/forbidden-city-usa.

Arthur DongArthur Dong has produced, directed, written, edited, and filmed independent films on social issues such as gay rights and the Chinese American experience. A two-time Rockefeller Media Arts Fellow as well as a Guggenheim Fellow in Film, Dong has served on the boards of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Film Independent, OutFest, and the National Film Preservation Board at the Library of Congress. His honors include three Sundance Film Festival awards, an Oscar nomination, a Peabody Award, the Berlin Film Festival’s Teddy Award, Taipei’s Golden Horse Award, a GLAAD Media Award, and five Emmy nominations.