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  • Community Fri, January 25 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

    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.
  • Community Sun, February 3 – Sat, February 9 9 AM – 5 Pm

    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
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