Saturday, April 7, 2018
The International House Global Voices Program and the Canadian Consulate in Chicago are collaborating with Asian Pop-Up Cinema, a Chicago-based Asian film festival, to premiere some critically acclaimed films made by Asian Canadian filmmakers with strong references to their Chinese roots. This one-day special engagement will feature two documentaries and one narrative drama, as well as a discussion with filmmaker Ann Marie Fleming, whose documentary “The Magical Life of Long Tack Sam” will be screened. Program details are as follows.
1:00 PM Welcome & Opening Remarks
1:15 PM The Magical Life of Long Tack Sam | 2003 | Documentary | 90 Minutes
Written/Directed by Ann Marie Fleming, great-granddaughter of Long Tack Sam
Film source: National Film Board of Canada
3:00 PM China Heavyweight | 2012 | Documentary | 89 Minutes
Chinese/Sichuanese with English subtitles
Written/Directed by Yung Chang
Film source: Zeitgeist Films
4:30 PM Tea & Refreshments
5:00 PM Special Guest Speaker, Shelly Kraicer
6:00 PM Old Stone | 2016 | Feature | 80 Minutes
Mandarin with English subtitles
Written/Directed by Johnny Ma
Film source: Zietgeist Films
This event is free and open to the public.
Presented by the Global Voices Performing Arts and Lecture Program, The Canadian Consulate in Chicago, and Asian Pop-Up Cinema.