Forever, Chinatown (2016)

TV Short   |    |  Documentary, Short

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Artist Frank Wong's exquisitely detailed dioramas of the Chinatown of his childhood serve as portals to the past in a rapidly changing San Francisco.


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11 September 2017 | bettycjung
| Remembering San Francisco's Chinatown
9/11/17. This short documentary looks at the work of Frank Wong, an unknown, self-taught artist (81 years old) who spent the past 40 years recreating his fading memories of San Franciso's Chinatown with detailed miniature models of the Chinatown rooms of his youth. This doc won the Audience Award, Best Documentary Short, Boston Asian American Film Festival 2016 and the Audience Award, Best Documentary Short, Austin Asian American Film Festival 2016.

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April 2016



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