5 lessons and 9 questions about Chinatown

Shelly Silver (US 2009, 10:00 min)

Combining documentaries and animations, this film presents how the historical facts, including Chinese Exclusion Act and racial discrimination, have been shaping this neighborhood. Meanwhile, it questions whether it’s fair for other white immigrants to treat the Chinese as ‘the other’, reflecting on the problems faced by the residents of Chinatown today.

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