MY CHINATOWN, WITH ALOHA

Directed by Kimberlee Bassford

Fourth-generation Chinese American Kimberlee Bassford explores her family’s relationship to Honolulu Chinatown and the parallels between the COVID-19 pandemic and the 1899-1900 bubonic plague that hit Hawai‘i, highlighting the ways the two public health crises transformed the iconic neighborhood then and now.

CREDITS
Director: Kimberlee Bassford
Writer: Kimberlee Bassford
Producer: Kimberlee Bassford
Executive Producer: Christopher Hastings
Director of Photography: Valerie Narte
Editor: Kimberlee Bassford

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ASIAN AMERICAN STORIES OF RESILIENCE AND BEYOND

The Asian American Documentary Network (A-Doc) together with WORLD Channel and Center for Asian American Media (CAAM) have co-produced Asian American Stories of Resilience and Beyond for release in 2022, a series of 7 documentary shorts that move beyond the pandemic and reflect the complexities of AAPI experiences in this critical moment.

Dates & Times
Past
Directors Guild of America

Sun, May 8
2:00 pm