Remembering Wei Yi-Fang, Remembering Myself + Finding Christa
Monday, April 25, 7 pm | Doc Films, 1212 E. 59th St. | $7 admission
Presented by Doc Films with support from South Side Projections and Arts + Public Life
Part of Doc's series “An Open Window: Black Women Directors across the Diaspora” curated by Erisa Apantaku and J. Michael Eugenio.
In Remembering Wei Yi-fang, Remembering Myself (1995, 29 min.), Chicago-born filmmaker Yvonne Welbon’s inventive exploration of ancestral lineage, Welbon contrasts her grandmother’s experience of racism migrating from Honduras to South Dakota with her years living in Taiwan. Camille Billops and James Hatch’s Finding Christa (1991, 55 min.) explores family history and the process of giving her child up for adoption through family photos, home videos, brutally honest interviews with family, and surreal interludes.
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