Local Sightings Film Festival 2023

Closing Shorts: She Marches in Chinatown + Wok Hei + xīn nī 廖芯妮

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Join us for three powerhouse short films from the Chinese diaspora, each about (meta-)physical artifacts that have been passed down through generations. Co-presented with Wing Luke Museum!

Watch this program in person at NWFF, Sep. 23 at 6:30pm, with an encore screening on Sep. 24 at 4pm. VIRTUAL, IN-PERSON, and HYBRID (virtual AND in-person) Festival Passes and Individual Tickets are available!

⚠️ Please note: NWFF patrons will be required to wear masks that cover both nose and mouth while in the building. Disposable masks are available at the door for those who need them. We are not currently checking vaccination cards. Read full Covid policies here.

A first-generation Asian-Canadian mother of two endeavours to restore a rusty family wok, and in-so-doing, reconnect with her cultural roots.

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    11 minutes
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    Joel Salaysay