Forbidden City: Author Talk

Tuesday May 06 2014   6:00 PM
San Francisco Public Library (Main)  100 Larkin St., San Francisco, CA  map

Join us when curator and author Arthur Dong talks about his book Forbidden City, USA: Chinese American Nightclubs, 1936-1970.  A book sale by Readers Books follows the event.

Free and open to the public; for more information visit

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.