Thursday, January 23, 2014

Cedar and Bamboo: A Lunar New Year Special, Saturday, February 8, 2014

Cedar & Bamboo: A Lunar New Year Special

On Saturday, February 8, from 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM in the Alice MacKay Room, Lower Level Central Library, 350 West Georgia Street.

This Year of the Horse special event highlights culture sharing between the Chinese and the Aboriginal people. 

Join us for:

Documentary film screenings:
  • Cedar and Bamboo a film that explores the rich cross-cultural relations between Chinese and Aboriginal people in BC, directed by Diana Leung and Kamala Todd.
  • Gold Mountain River: Exploring History on the Fraser an expedition film sponsored by the New Pathways to Gold Society and the Chinese Canadian Historical Society, directed by Alejandro Yoshizawa and produced by Henry Yu.
Panel discussion and audience questions following the films.

Book launch:
The new children's book Let's Take a Walk! by Larry Grant and Sarah Ling, who will give a multilingual author reading of this charming book with audio CD that includes the Musqueam language, Cantonese, Mandarin and English recordings.

Displays of Chinese history in British Columbia.

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