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Seen on: 04/02/2020

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Forever, Chinatown (2016)

Directed by James Chan

Documentary | Biography | Short

Most recently watched by sleestakk

Overview

Forever, Chinatown is a story of unknown, self-taught 81-year-old artist Frank Wong who has spent the past four decades recreating his fading memories by building romantic, extraordinarily detailed miniature models of the San Francisco Chinatown rooms of his youth.

Length 32 minutes

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Viewing Notes

Really enjoyed this short film about Frank Wong, his life and hobby creating miniature depictions of the Chinatown stores and homes/rooms that he remembers as a child living there. Very sweet with very nice HD digital photography. Had me reminiscing about my visits to San Francisco and Chinatown as well as my own childhood visits to Chicago Chinatown.

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