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|¬†¬†¬†Contact us!¬†¬†¬†|¬†¬†¬†IN THE SHADOW OF GOLD MOUNTAIN Canada Documentaries of the World2004 / Video / Colour / 43 min PRODUCTION TEAMDirector : Karen ChoScript : Karen ChoPhotography : Michael WeesEditor : Susan ShanksCast : .Back IN THE SHADOW OF GOLD MOUNTAINIn a journey that takes us from Montreal to Vancouver, director Karen Cho uncovers stories from the last living survivors of a dark chapter in Canadian history: the Chinese Head Tax and Exclusion Act. In effect from 1885-1947, this legislated racism plunged Canada’s Chinese community into decades of debt and family separation. This documentary sheds light on a dark era that permanently shaped the identity of generations of Chinese in Canada. Karen ChoA fifth-generation Canadian from Montreal, Karen Cho has directed five short films. She graduated from Concordia University’s film production program where she received the Mel Hoppenheim Award. In 2003, she won the National Film Board of Canada’s Reel Diversity Competition which enabled her to direct In the Shadow of Gold Mountain. September 03, 2004 ? 16:40:00 ? CIN√ČMA PARISIEN 1 ? P1.03.5 ? September 04, 2004 ? 15:40:00 ? CIN√ČMA PARISIEN 1 ? P1.04.4 ?


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