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星期三, 5月 18, 2016

WGBH 5/26 慶祝亞裔傳統月

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Celebration

May 26, 2016, 5:30-9pm
WGBH Studios, One Guest Street, Brighton, MA 02135
Free, but RSVP is required
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5:30pm Doors Open
6pm Presentation in Yawkey Theater
7:30pm Dinner Reception in the Atrium
Join WGBH for an evening of provocative conversation and great filmmaking from and about the Asian Pacific community.

Documentary filmmaker and writer Ric Burns and editor Li-Shin will share an excerpt from their new film, Chinese Exclusion Act, the first TV examination of America’s attempt to ban a single people from immigrating. In addition indie filmmaker and Guggenheim fellow Ken Eng will present an excerpt of his film My Life in China, which explores his father’s emotional return to his village in China – possibly to live out his life..

For the second part of the event, General Manager of WGBH Television and WORLD Channel Liz Cheng will lead a frank discussion with panelists, who will share their journeys to success despite obstacles and the “bamboo ceiling.”

Panelists include:

•  Michelle Wu, President of the Boston City Council

•  Heidi Yeh, MD, Surgical Director of Pediatric Transplants at  
   Massachusetts General Hospital

•  Jit Saxena, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Netezza

Register for this important event now.