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Directed by Karen Cho

Filmmakers in attendance. Film program will be followed by Q&A

All across the globe, Chinatowns are under threat of disappearing – and along with them, the rich history of a community who fought from the margins for a place to belong. Across North America, there are movements that are multiethnic and intergenerational in their grassroots solidarity to fight for these neighborhoods to amplify their cultural value to the greater metropolis. BIG FIGHT IN LITTLE CHINATOWN, directed by Karen Cho, documents the collective fight to save Chinatowns across North America. With patient verite Karen brings us front and center to organizing movements in Vancouver, New York and Chicago; each with a gentrification message that can resonate for many of our communities here in Southern California.

Writer: Karen Cho
Producer: Bob Moore, Katie McKay (co-Producer)
Executive Producer: Mila Aung-Thwin, Daniel Cross
Director of Photography: Joshua Frank, Nathaniel Brown
Editor: Ryan Mullins
Composer: David Drury
Sound Designer: Cory Rizos

Dates & Times


VC Online

Mon, May 8
12:00 pm