Monday, February 4, 2008

The Up the Yangtze screening was a huge success! The theatre sold out! Thanks to all the volunteers that helped out.

Here are a few pictures from the evening.

Lesley Loksi Chan (Cdn Spotlight Artist, RA07 + double award winner) with RA Board Member Alice Shih

Constance Leung (Hong Kong Trade Development Council) with RA Festival Coordinator Chris Chin

RA volunteer Dan at the RA merchandise table

The RA banner on display at Empire Theatres Empress Walk

RA volunteer squad doing their site orientation (David, Lindsay, Chloe, Sennah, Sam, Mike) with RA Festival Coordinator Chris Chin

RA volunteers Dan, Sean, Yukako & Meagan

Three Gorges Probe director Patricia Adams with RA Executive Director Deanna Wong

Up the Yangtze River director, Yung Chang

Filmmaker Yung Chang being introduced by RA Executive Director Deanna Wong

RA Executive Director Deanna Wong and filmmaker Yung Chang

Richmond Hill Ward 6 Councillor Godwin Chan with CBC Newsworld Senior Communications Officer (Outreach) Alison Gee-Liphardt

A full house at Theatre 8

Betty Wu-Lawrence (Chinese Canadian Nurses Association), Ellen Mak-Tam & Elliot Tse (Federation of Chinese Canadian Professionals, Ontario) and RA Director of Development Christina Sit Yee

Dr Doris Lau & Dr Sam Lau at the Three Gorges Probe post-screening reception

Yung Chang’s family with RA and TGP staff

Lucky audience prize winners Dr Bhiku Jethalal and family

Dr Walter Chang, the filmmaker’s proud papa

The film will have a commercial release beginning February 8th! It will open at the Cumberland and I strongly suggest you check it out.