San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
**As of October 8th, bookings will be taken for a waiting list. Please add your name and when tickets become available, we will contact patrons in priority sequence.**
LOST YEARS is an award winning documentary tracing four generations of racism as revealed through the journey and family story of Kenda Gee, a Chinese Canadian. Co-Produced/Directed by Kenda Gee & Tom Radford, the documentary begins in China in 1910 and concludes with the movement to embrace redress as a concept of social justice in Canada, the United States, New Zealand and Australia, exactly a century later.
**Doors open at 5.45 pm** with opening remarks and screening to be followed by a Q&A. Our esteemed MC for the evening is Jeannie Lee who covers breaking business news for CBC News Network. Her reports are also heard regularly on CBC Radio.
The documentary's run time is 90 minutes and we encourage you to bring friends and family to the screening.
Remember to print your ticket and present it for admission. A voluntary donation of $5 or whatever you can contribute will be graciously accepted at the door to help offset the event's expenses.
As this is a free event, please take note that your reservation may not guarantee admission (the theatre's capacity is 700). Unclaimed seats will be released to standby customers ten minutes prior to the start of the event. We recommend that you arrive early to ensure best seating.
We invite audience members to stay after the screening for a Q&A with director, Kenda Gee, over Skype.
Lost Years Toronto acknowledges the generous support of Dr. David Chu Program in Asia Pacific Studies at the Asian Institute, the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada’s National Conversation on Asia, and University College's Canadian Studies Department. Special thanks to Alicks Girowski (TIFF), Vanessa Tam (TIFF), Elaine Joe, and Allie Caldwell (Bloor Hot Docs Cinema).
Bloor Hot Docs Cinema is a licensed venue with wine, spirits, and beer available. Snacks at the concession stand include popcorn, candy, and gluten free cookies.
The theatre is located in a neighbourhood with many restaurant choices for either pre theatre enjoyment or post screening dining.
When & Where
Lost Years Toronto
The organizing committee is comprised of Jse-Che Lam, Nancy Siew, and Tracy Wang, huge believers in education, history, and remembrance. This screening is dedicated to Gim Wong, RCAF pilot (WW2) and motorcycle riding Redress Campaign activist who passed away July 29, 2013 at the age of 90.