WAPOW & CHSSC Present: “Hanzi” Backyard Screening

Join WAPOW and Chinese Historical Society of Southern California for a backyard screening of Hanzi on Saturday, Nov. 24. Come and celebrate Issue 5 and WAPOW’s first year of publication!

Refreshments and sandwiches from My Dung will be available for purchase. All proceeds go back to supporting more WAPOW programs. The documentary will be available for viewing at CHSSC.


Hanzi is a feature-length documentary exploring international design, visual culture and identity through the lens of modern Chinese typography. Exploring universal subjects such as “How does language shape identity? What role does handwriting play in the digital age?”, Hanzi encourages audiences around the world to revisit and rethink their own culture, language and identity.

《漢字》是一部用中文漢字探 討國際設計、視覺文化和身份 認同的紀錄片。《漢字》探討 的東西不只是中文字,期待來 自不同背景的觀眾,都能透過 電影內容,重新審視自己的語 言和文化認同。

Subtitles: English, Chinese
Running Time: 59 mins

Donations are strongly suggested
$10 general • $6 students/seniors


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