The Resource Forever, Chinatown., (streaming video)

Forever, Chinatown., (streaming video)

Label
Forever, Chinatown.
Title
Forever, Chinatown.
Contributor
Film director
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Forever, Chinatown is a documentary of unknown, self-taught 81-year-old artist Frank Wong who has spent the past four decades recreating his fading memories by building romantic, extraordinarily detailed miniature models of the San Francisco Chinatown rooms of his youth. This film takes the journey of one individual and maps it to a rapidly changing urban neighborhood from 1940s to present day. A meditation on memory, community, and preserving one's own legacy, Frank's three-dimensional miniature dioramas become rare portals into a historic neighborhood and a window to the artist's filtered and romanticized memories and emotional struggles. In his bargain with immortality, Frank announces plans to cremate his exquisite works with him upon his death in order to 'live inside them forever' in his afterlife
Member of
Cataloging source
UtOrKAN
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by New Day Films in 2016
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Chan, James
Runtime
31
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  • Wong, Frank
  • Artists
  • Diorama
  • Models and modelmaking
  • Chinatown (San Francisco, Calif.)
Technique
live action
Label
Forever, Chinatown., (streaming video)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1346740
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (32 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
  • If you can{u2019}t find the material you require in the Kanopy collection, please contact your subject librarian
  • Available for use by up to 3 uses, 4th uses triggers 1 year subscription for unlimited users
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1346740
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Video recording format
other
Label
Forever, Chinatown., (streaming video)
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1346740
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (32 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
  • If you can{u2019}t find the material you require in the Kanopy collection, please contact your subject librarian
  • Available for use by up to 3 uses, 4th uses triggers 1 year subscription for unlimited users
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1346740
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Video recording format
other

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