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May 29, 2018
THE CHINESE EXCLUSION ACT premieres as a Special Presentation on PBS’ American Experience (check local listings).

April 20, 2017
Fourteen hundred people filled the historic Castro Theater eager to see the highly anticipated West Coast premiere of THE CHINESE EXCLUSION ACT at CAAMFest 2017, CAAM’s annual festival celebration Asian American film, music and food on Sunday, March 19, 2017 at the historic Castro Theater in San Francisco.  We were thrilled to have in attendance Directors Ric Burns and Li-Shin Yu, Producer Robin Espinola, many of the cast and crew, Supervisor Jane Kim and journalist MC Robert Handa, with other special guests.

CAAM's Executive Director Stephen Gong and the cast and crew of "THE CHINESE EXCLUSION ACT" documentary on the red carpet at the Castro Theatre on March 19, 2017.
From left to right: CAAM’s Executive Director Stephen Gong, David Lei, Li-Shin Yu, Robin Espinola, Yuet Fung Ho, Joel de la Fuente, Fenton Li, Chih Hsuan Liang, and Ric Burns on the red carpet at the Castro Theatre on March 19, 2017.

Watch a video of the engaging Q&A with cast and crew, moderated by CAAM Executive Director Stephen Gong here.

See event photos and relive your favorite moments from the screening on CAAM’s Flickr page.




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