The Albuquerque Chinese American Film Festival in conjunction with the Albuquerque Chapter of the Chinese American Citizens Alliance, NM PBS and The Albuquerque Academy Asian Parents Council invite you to a day of enlightening and uplifting films about Chinese American contributions to America. Admission is Free but donations are appreciated.
10:00 - Abacus - Emmy Award Winning Documentary about Abacus, a small family-run bank, that was the only U.S. bank to face criminal charges in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis.
11:00 - Abacus Panel Discussion
12:00 - Free lunch provided by Panda Express
1:00 - Tyrus - award-winning documentary film about the life, art, and enduring impact of American painter and Disney Legend, Tyrus Wong, Chief Artist For Bambi.
2:15 PM - Question and Answer Session with Tyrus Filmmaker Pamela Tom
3:00 - The Canton Army in the High Sierras - a mini doc by Loni Ding about the Chinese Railroad workers who built most of the Transcontinental Railroad that ran through the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range in extremely dangerous conditions.
3:30 - Bambi - The Disney Classic featuring the artwork of Tyrus Wong