Look Forward and Carry on the Past: Stories from Philadelphia's Chinatown.

Position:Documentaries - Sponsored by National Asian American Telecommunications Association - Brief article - Video recording review
 
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Look Forward and Carry on the Past: Stories from Philadelphia's Chinatown--27 minutes Sponsored by NAATA (National Asian American Telecommunications Association) Moderator: Pamela Matsuoka Session 1G Friday, 8:30-9:45 Sakura A

SYNOPSIS: Directed by Debbie Wei, Barry Dornfeld, and Debora Kodish, this video program looks at Philadelphia's Chinatown, its culture and complexity of issues as a part of the greater urban community. It focuses on the role of folk arts and cultural expression in its struggle to survive. It also takes a look at the community's effort to prevent a stadium from being built in the neighborhood. Look Forward and Carry on the Past is produced by the Philadelphia Folklore Project and Asian Americans United.

SPONSOR: NAATA was founded in 1980 by Asian American film, video, and radio producers and community activists to counter the scarcity of images...

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