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Golden Gate Girls Documentary

Vintage film projector playing for New Jersey film festival screening.

Friday, May 3, 2024

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Price: Free

Ocean County Library
Barnegat Branch

112 Burr Street
Barnegat, NJ 08005

Ocean County Library

Event Description

Celebrate Asian-American Pacific Islander Heritage Month by exploring the life and legacy of Esther Eng, a trailblazer in filmmaking.

Learn about her pioneering role as the first woman to direct Chinese-language films in America during the 1930s.

Discover how she navigated gender and racial barriers in a time when opportunities for Chinese women in film were rare.

NJ Proudly Celebrates
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month is an annual observance in May that celebrates the achievements and contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to American history, culture, and society.

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