The Up the Yangtze screening was a huge success! The theatre sold out! Thanks to all the volunteers that helped out.
Here are a few pictures from the evening.
Lesley Loksi Chan (Cdn Spotlight Artist, RA07 + double award winner) with RA Board Member Alice Shih
Constance Leung (Hong Kong Trade Development Council) with RA Festival Coordinator Chris Chin
RA volunteer Dan at the RA merchandise table
The RA banner on display at Empire Theatres Empress Walk
RA volunteer squad doing their site orientation (David, Lindsay, Chloe, Sennah, Sam, Mike) with RA Festival Coordinator Chris Chin
RA volunteers Dan, Sean, Yukako & Meagan
Three Gorges Probe director Patricia Adams with RA Executive Director Deanna Wong
Up the Yangtze River director, Yung Chang
Filmmaker Yung Chang being introduced by RA Executive Director Deanna Wong
RA Executive Director Deanna Wong and filmmaker Yung Chang
Richmond Hill Ward 6 Councillor Godwin Chan with CBC Newsworld Senior Communications Officer (Outreach) Alison Gee-Liphardt
A full house at Theatre 8
Betty Wu-Lawrence (Chinese Canadian Nurses Association), Ellen Mak-Tam & Elliot Tse (Federation of Chinese Canadian Professionals, Ontario) and RA Director of Development Christina Sit Yee
Dr Doris Lau & Dr Sam Lau at the Three Gorges Probe post-screening reception
Yung Chang’s family with RA and TGP staff
Lucky audience prize winners Dr Bhiku Jethalal and family
Dr Walter Chang, the filmmaker’s proud papa
The film will have a commercial release beginning February 8th! It will open at the Cumberland and I strongly suggest you check it out.