A short film that Adjunct Professor Karin Lee produced, Cedar and Bamboo (22 minutes – 2010) is now available on Knowledge Network and can be watched on-line until November 24th, 2014. The link to watch on-line is HERE.
Cedar and Bamboo is a thought-provoking documentary about the unique relationships shared by early Chinese immigrants and Aboriginal peoples on Canada’s west coast. The documentary recounts the life experiences of four descendants of mixed heritage. Set in BC, their stories reveal the difficult circumstances of Aboriginal peoples and early Chinese immigrants. Cedar and Bamboo is produced with the Chinese Canadian Historical society of BC.
See an excerpt from Cedar and Bamboo below: