PACIFIC GATEWAY: ANGEL ISLAND

Directed by Felicia Lowe
  • 2018
  • 5 mins

This film is only available as part of Mobile VR. Check the REORIENT program page for more information on dates/times.

Journey to Angel Island, the “Ellis Island of the West.” Immigrants detained here after the passage of the Chinese Exclusion Act carved poems into the walls, forever etching their voices at what is now a national historic landmark. Beautiful animations are layered with historical images and 360-degree footage of the island, bringing the poems and memories of those detained to life.

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