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Repertory Oct 6 – Oct 9, 2019

Double Feature: The Red Kimona & The Curse of Quon Gwon

120 min

Silent

Kimona Quon Gwon
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The Red Kimona

Dir.  Dorothy Davenport Reid — 1925 — USA — 80 min

A young girl is tricked into a life on the streets, murders her pimp, and finally finds redemption in true love. Originally credited to a male director, this true-crime story was produced, written, and directed by women. 

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The Curse of Quon Gwon: When the Far East Mingles with the West

Dir. Marian E. Wong — 1916 — USA — 35 min

At age 21, Marion E. Wong wrote, directed, and starred in this silent drama about an immigrant torn between assimilation and tradition. Regarded as the first Chinese American feature film.

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