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OCA Book Talk: Chinese Americans in Hollywood

  • May 22, 2024
  • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Online (via Zoom)

Chinese Americans have been involved in the movie business since its earliest days, whether as extras, leading actors like Anna May Wong and Keye Luke, or Oscar-winning cinematographers like James Wong Howe.

Join virtually on May 22nd at 8 PM ET (5 PM PT) for a presentation on Chinese Americans in early Hollywood with William Gow, author of Performing Chinatown: Hollywood, Tourism, and the Making of a Chinese American Community, and Katie Gee Salisbury, author of Not Your China Doll: The Wild and Shimmering Life of Anna May Wong, followed by conversation and audience questions, moderated by Jenny Cho.

Those in attendance will have a chance to receive free copies of William Gow and Katie Gee Salisbury’s books! Use the code GOW20 to receive 20% off your purchase of “Performing Chinatown” when ordering directly from Stanford University Press.

This event is co-hosted by OCA - Asian Pacific American Advocates, OCA-Greater Washington, D.C. chapter, and 1882 Foundation.

For more information and to register: Chinese Americans in Hollywood — OCA National Center

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