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Asian Pacific Alumni “Finding Cleveland” Experience: Untold Asian American Stories Through Film and Music

Event Date - Nov. 30

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Asian Pacific Alumni of UCLA and OCA-Greater Los Angeles invite you to a special screening and panel discussion of the Bruin-directed documentary, “Finding Cleveland.”

Directed by Larissa Lam ’97 and produced by Baldwin Chiu, “Finding Cleveland” is a documentary short film that follows Charles Chiu and his family on an emotional journey as they travel to Cleveland, Mississippi to visit the gravesite of Charles’ father, K.C. Lou. As Charles learns more about his father, he discovers how early Chinese American settlers formed their own community in the segregated South during the time of the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882.

After the screening, join director/composer Larissa Lam ’97, producer Baldwin Chiu and special guests for a discussion about the documentary and importance of being able to tell stories like “Finding Cleveland” through the media.

For more information about the film, please go to: http://www.findingcleveland.com/about/.

Click here to see the trailer.

For more information, please contact apaucla@alumni.ucla.edu.

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Date and Time

Nov. 30
6:30 p.m.

Location

UCLA, James West Alumni Center
325 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Cost

Free to attend. First 25 to register will receive a promotional item from the film. There will be a drawing for additional giveaways at the event.

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