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december, 2019

thu12dec2:00 pm3:00 pmDocumentary: Separate Lives, Broken Dreams2:00 pm - 3:00 pm West Hollywood LibraryAudience:AdultsCategories:Film

Time

(Thursday) 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Location

West Hollywood Library

625 N San Vicente Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069
310.652.5340

Event Details

This program gives an in-depth look at the decisions behind and the consequences that followed the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882, which barred Chinese from emigrating to the U.S. for 87 years. Personal interviews and archival footage illustrate how families were either kept together or tragically torn apart, and how this affected generations of Chinese and Chinese Americans. Inclusion Day is celebrated on December 17.

Co-sponsored by the Friends of West Hollywood Library. Complimentary refreshments will be provided.

Community Meeting Room

For adults

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