Random Acts of Legacy

Sunday, 14 October 2018 - 2:00pm

Rainey Auditorium, Penn Museum, 3260 South Street

Random Acts of Legacy

Penn Museum Second Sunday Culture Films

Join us as the Penn Museum Second Sunday Culture Films use raw footage of real events, places, and things that reveal important aspects of the social and material world. 
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Random Acts of Legacy
(dir. Ali Kazimi, 2016, USA/Canada, 76 min.) 

Home movie footage, found by the director, reconstructs the story of a Chinese American family negotiating life in the suburbs of Chicago between 1936 and 1951.

Remarks following the film by Rob Buscher (Director, Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival) and Kate Pourshariati (Film Archivist, Penn Museum).

Screening is free with museum admission.
Pre-registration is not required.


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