Albuquerque Chinese-American Film Festival

Saturday Oct 19, 2019

6901 San Antonio Dr. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
US

Cost:

FREE

Ages:

ALL-AGES!

Contact:

Fay Yao

Phone: 5059343941
Website: Click to Visit

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This year features four films as well as a panel discussion and a chance to meet director Pamela Tom. Free admission and lunch to the first 100 attendees.

An annual film festival free to the public, highlighting the Chinese American experience from a global to a targeted NM perspective to “educate and entertain." This year features four films - ABACUS, TYRUS, Disney's BAMBI, and The CANTON ARMY IN THE HIGH SIERRAS. Panel discussion on banking and meet director  Pamela Tom of the documentary Tyrus, artistic designer for the animated film Bambi. 10:00am-5:00pm at the Simms Auditorium, Albuquerque Academy campus. Free admission and lunch to the first 100 attendants. 

 

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Chinese American Screening

The Albuquerque Chinese American Film Festival takes place inside Simms Auditorium at Albuquerque Academy (6400 Wyoming Blvd. NE) on Saturday, Oct. 19 from 10am to 5pm. This year includes four films as well as a panel discussion with filmmakers. Director Pamela Tom will be on hand to discuss her documentary Tyrus, about famed painter and Hollywood sketch artist Tyrus Wong. The 1942 Disney animated film Bambi, which Tyrus Wong worked on, will be screened as well. Also on the screening list: Abacus (a documentary about a family-run American bank that faced criminal charges in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis) and “The Canton Army in the High Sierras” (a short look at Chinese railroad workers who built most of the Transcontinental Railroad through the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range). Admission is free and lunch is provided for the first 100 attendees. To guarantee a seat, go to bit.ly/35tNQqd.

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