As part of the Chinese Historical Society of America’s Second Saturday series of events, July 10th will feature a screening of CARVED BY SILENCE by Filmmaker Felicia Lowe at 1 pm. Felicia will be present to introduce her film and also on-hand following for a Q&A session. Carved in Silence is a 45 minute documentary about the history of Chinese immigration to the United States.
This 45 minute documentary is the dramatic story of Angel Island, the “Ellis Island of the West.” After the Chinese Exclusion Act (1882), potential immigrants suffered detainment and vigorous interrogation for up to two years on this small island within sight of San Francisco. Features scenes recreated in the actual barracks and interviews with former detainees.
11 am “San Francisco’s Chinatown” WALKING TOUR by Artist-in-Residence Charlie Chin 1 pm CARVED IN SILENCE screening with Filmmaker Felicia Lowe.
A Presentation of Second Saturdays at CHSA!
CARVED IN SILENCE
July 10, 2010 | 1PM
Chinese Historical Society of America
965 Clay St, San Francisco
*Special Q&A Session will follow the screening
This film screening is free with paid museum admission ($3 for the general public, free for members).
The walking tour is $15 for the general public, $10 for members (free same-day museum admission included).
Please call (415)391-1188 x101 to RSVP or with any questions.