SRO: Hollywood Chinese
Standing-room-only audiences welcomed Arthur Dong’s newest book Hollywood Chinese: The Chinese in American Feature Films. Launch events were presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Beverly Hills, and the Center for Asian American Media in San Francisco. A celebration party followed in West Hollywood, hosted by the iconic Formosa Cafe where Arthur’s exhibit on early Chinese American movie history is on display.
Pictured above: At the Academy’s Margaret Herrick Library, the author is joined by trailblazing Chinese American actors who are featured in his book. From left: James Hong, Arthur Dong, Nancy Kwan, B.D. Wong, and Lisa Lu. Photo by Alan Duigan, courtesy of A.M.P.A.S.
“Filled with page-after-page of stunning images” – AsAm News
“If any proof is needed of the intersectionality of the LGBT community, look no further”- Los Angeles Blade
Pictured below: Journalist Ben Fong-Torres in conversation with Arthur Dong at the Koret Auditorium, San Francisco. Photo by Lenore Chinn