Letter from Masanjia, Award-winning Canadian Documentary of Chinese SOS Note
When a desperate SOS letter penned by a political prisoner turns up in Halloween decorations sold in Oregon, it sparks a nail-biting chain of events that exposes appalling human rights violations and leads to sweeping reform in China's oppressive labor camp system.
Post-screening discussion with director Leon Lee, who will be in attendance on Friday, Jan 25. Follow up screenings take place on Sun, Jan 26, 1pm & Mon, an 27, 7pm.
The L.A. Times calls Letter from Masanjia an “amazing film… a powerful tale of human suffering, compassion and perseverance." To The New York Times it’s “a potent documentary, an important story, well-told.”
Winner of 12 awards as a selection in 30 festivals in the US, Canada, UK, Europe, Africa and Mexico, including Hot Docs Top Twenty Audience Award out of 247 films.
Chinatown Art Exhibition
"Figure 一, 二, 三, 六, 八" is a heritage art project honouring the history and cultural impacts of Edmonton’s ever-changing Chinatown.
Premiere Ceremony: Feb. 2, 2019 11am-12pm | RSVP at: https://yegchinatown.eventbrite.com
Exhibition Hours: Feb. 2, 2-5pm, Feb. 3-9, 9am-5pm
This project is supported by Edmonton Heritage Council, ASSIST Community Services Centre, and Access Copyright Foundation.
For more info. about our story visit: https://mailchi.mp/da8a02f2956d/figure-exhibition
- Location: ASSIST Community Services Centre: 9649 105A Ave, Edmonton
- More information: email@example.com