Friday Film Nights: Chinese Musqueam Stories

Fri, May 14, 2021 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Friday Film Nights in May
Asian Heritage Month

To view the films visit the Programme Page

Everyone welcome from the congregation and the greater community

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Q&A May 14th 7-8pm

Guest Panelists: Howard Grant and Wade Grant


Trilogy: Chinese Musqueam Stories

(1) CBC Gem: All Our Father’s Relations (43:39 MINS)

This film helps to record and revitalize the interconnected histories of Chinese Canadian and First Nations relations along the Fraser River in British Columbia … both peoples supported one another in the face of marginalization and racism … (full synopsis)


(2) Larry Grant: Intertwining Cultures (11:22 MINS)

(3) Larry Grant: Not Belonging (11:03 MINS)

Honouring Musqueam elder Larry Grant, his parents and the Grant family history. His mother Agnes Grant was the last fluent-speaker of the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ language in their community and the Grant family historian. His father Hong Tim Hing emigrated, in 1920, at the age of 14 from a village in southern China to Vancouver, BC, on the unceded territory of the Musqueam hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓-speaking people, where he worked at the Lin On market garden on Musqueam Indian Reserve 2.


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Above: Hand drawn map of the historic Chinese market gardens on the Musqueam Reserve. The Shaughnessy Golf & Country Club* is located on land immediately east of the former market gardens

*4300 SW Marine Drive, Vancouver BC




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