Anna May Wong in E.A. DuPont's classic silent film "Piccadilly" (1929) will be screened at the San Francisco Silent Film Festival "A Day of Silents" on December 5, 2015. MUST SEE if you've never seen Anna on the big screen!! One of her best performances.
Also, earlier that day will be a BFI National Archive compiled: "Around China with a Movie Camera" (1900-1948) .
SFSFF http://www.silentfilm.org and to the Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum http://nilesfilmmuseum.org/#0931002 will be selling the DVDs for us on the mezzanine level.
-- Percentage of the monies from the DVD sales will be going to the non-profits: San Francisco Silent Film Festival and the Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum. The remaining monies will be going to the future production & post-production cost of "Anna May Wong ~ Frosted Yellow Willows: The Woman and Her Journey" (Part II) which is presently in development/pre-production.
"Anna May Wong ~ Frosted Yellow Willows: The Woman and Her Journey" (Part II) is a fiscally sponsored project of the International Documentary Association (IDA), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Contributions are payable to the IDA and are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. One can also make online contributions at: http://www.documentary.org/film/anna-may-wong-frosted-yellow-willows-woman-and-her-journey
Thank you for your support and contribution in giving recognition and wanting to pay homage to Chinese American Los Angeles born actress Anna May Wong (1905-1961).
Hope you can see one or all of the great films during "One Day of Silents". See you on Saturday, December 5, 2015 at the Castro Theater!! -- Elaine.
Original Website: www.anna-may-wong.com (Flash Player needed)