The Chinese Exclusion Act (Free Screening)
The origin, history and impact of the 1882 law that made it illegal for Chinese workers to come to America and for Chinese nationals already here to become U.S. citizens.
Directed by award-winning documentary filmmakers Ric Burns and Li-Shin Yu of Steeplechase Films, “The Chinese Exclusion Act” sheds a light on the important connections between the Chinese Exclusion Act and the history of American civil liberties, immigration, and culture. By examining the socio-economic and geo-political forces that led to the Act, the film will uncover its unmistakable and wide-ranging consequences on national attitudes towards race, culture, politics, and society. AtView more
INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
- May 2, 2019 at 07:00 pm - 09:30 pm (Thu)
1255 Park Avenue, Park City, UT 84060