Living Library Photos
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Living Library Photos

On Thursday, November 3rd, the UBC Asian Library and PCHC-MoM Society launched a pilot “Living Library” event with an Asian-Canadian angle. At the Living Library, participants were able to “Check Out” walking and talking “Living Books” to as them about their diverse backgrounds and experiences. Living Books present at the Library were: Danvic Briones, a … Continue reading

Photos: Special Screening of Episodes from “Chinese Restaurants”
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Photos: Special Screening of Episodes from “Chinese Restaurants”

PCHC partnered with the Asian Canadian Writers Workshop to present episodes from the ground-breaking documentary series “Chinese Restaurant” series, which focused on the Chinese and Hakka diaspora throughout the world through the lens of Chinese restaurants. Following the episodes was a Q&A panel with the filmmakers themselves, Cheuk Kwan and Kwoi Gin.   Continue reading

Photo Gallery: Opening of New Chinese Canadian Military Museum Exhibition
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Photo Gallery: Opening of New Chinese Canadian Military Museum Exhibition

Yesterday, on Wednesday, October 5th, the Chinese Canadian Military Society launched their new exhibition on the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Hong Kong. PCHC brought volunteers to the opening at the Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Vancouver, and were were privileged to have met amazing Chinese Canadian World War II veterans, including Bing Wong … Continue reading

PCHC Photos from LiterASIAN 2016
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PCHC Photos from LiterASIAN 2016

PCHC was a partner at LiterASIAN 2016, a festival of Asian-Canadian writing and literature. From an opening panel to workshops, book launches, and a concluding Peking duck dinner, PCHC was proud to support celebrated and emerging Asian-Canadian writers. To members of the community who stopped by our table at the Word Vancouver festival, we loved getting a … Continue reading

Photos from the Chung Collection Tour
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Photos from the Chung Collection Tour

At the end of August 2016 PCHC organized an exclusive event for members and active volunteers: a tour of the Chung Collection led by the collector himself, Dr. Wallace Chung. Dr. Chung told special anecdotes regarding many artefacts in his collection, and provided historical context concerning the Canadian Pacific Railway, Chinese-Canadian immigration to Canada, and … Continue reading

Post-Production Workshop Photos
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Post-Production Workshop Photos

On Saturday, May 14th, PCHC hosted the second workshop in the “Family History with a Smartphone” workshop series! This workshop, taught by filmmaker Alejandro Yoshizawa and co-facilitated with Dominique Bautista, focused on the Post-Production stage of filmmaking. A group of enthusiastic participants joined to learn how to edit films in order to preserve family histories! Guests … Continue reading

Family History with a Smartphone Workshop #1 Photos
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Family History with a Smartphone Workshop #1 Photos

Thanks to all that came out to our first workshop of “Family History with a Smartphone!” On Sunday, April 17th, participants gathered at the Asian Centre Auditorium at UBC and learned about framing, lighting, and audio; the workshop also got into family stories and the ethics that go into filmmaking, and participants began to draft their … Continue reading