Cedar and Bamboo: A Lunar New Year Celebration

27 January, 2014 0 comment

cedar and bamboo posterThis Year of the Horse special event highlights culture sharing between the Chinese and the Aboriginal people. Join VPL for:

Documentary film screenings:

Cedar and Bamboo is a film that explores the rich cross-cultural relations between Chinese and Aboriginal people in BC. It is directed by Diana Leung and Kamala Todd.

Gold Mountain River: Exploring History on the Fraser is an expedition film sponsored by the New Pathways to Gold Society and the Chinese Canadian Historical Society. It is directed by Alejandro Yoshizawa and produced by Henry Yu.

Panel discussion and audience questions follow these screenings.

Book launch:

The new children’s book Let’s Take a Walk! by Larry Grant and Sarah Ling, who will give a multilingual author reading of this charming book with audio CD that includes the Musqueam language, Cantonese, Mandarin and English recordings.

Displays of Chinese history in British Columbia.

A cheerful, traditional Chinese Dragon Dancing.

For more information, go to vpl.ca.

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