纪录片 Documentary Film
Making Ties: The Cangdong Village Project (Barre Fong Designs) is a bi-lingual documentary that provides a classroom-friendly overview of the Cangdong Village Project research process and its outcomes.
Instructions for Subtitles
"Making Ties - The Cangdong Village Project" has subtitles in both Chinese and English. To view the subtitles, click on the closed captioning ("CC") logo on the bottom right of the video frame. You will be able to select from "English (United States) CC," "Chinese (Simplified) CC," or "None."
About the Filmmaker
Barre Fong is a fourth generation Chinese-American and San Francisco native. Barre’s activities as a filmmaker and community activist is an embodiment of his grandfather’s dream of preserving his own experience as a turn-of-the-Century Chinese immigrant. Barre continues to live in San Francisco with his wife and two children. He previously served as the President of the Board of Directors for the Chinese Historical Society of America and currently serves on the Board of Trustees of Lick-Wilmerding High School. He has produced and directed short films about the Asian American experience since 2013. His 2016 film, Digging to Chinatown, was well received and his 2018 film, Finding the Virgo, is earning several awards.
Making Ties: The Cangdong Village Project Teaching Guide
Making Ties Teaching Guide (PDF)
This link will open a PDF teaching guide for the documentary film Making Ties: The Cangdong Village Project. The teaching guide is in English. It is designed for use in undergraduate courses in the social sciences and archaeology. It includes information about the film, background historical context, a film summary, discussion topics and activities, a sample 2-week curriculum, key terms and ideas, and resources for further reading.