Tuesday, April 29, 2014

May is Asian Pacific American (APA) Heritage Month - ANNA MAY WONG screening

May is Asian Pacific American (APA) Heritage Month. The Chinese Historical Society of Southern California (CHSSC) will be screening "Anna May Wong ~ Frosted Yellow Willows: Her Life, Times and Legend" (2007) narrated by Nancy Kwan on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 6:30 PM at Castelar Elementary School 840 Yale St. LA 90012.

It is the first biographical documentary film on the first Asian American actress to achieve international and Hollywood stardom both in silent and early talking films. This Anna May Wong (1905-1961) 10-year in-the-making documentary film has screened and premiered in Pordenone, Italy; London, England; Glasgow, Scotland; Melbourne, Australia as well as major cities within the United States and in England. It aired on TCM (Turner Classic Movies) in 2008. Producer/director Elaine Mae Woo will be present . FREE & open to the public

DVDs will be available for purchase. For further information please call (323) 222-0856

Photo courtesy of the Nicholas Muray Estate and Elaine Mae Woo
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