Dirty Laundry

1996 | 00:30:42 | Canada | English | Color | Mono

Collection: Single Titles

Tags: LGBTQ

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Dirty Laundry speculates upon the buried narratives of gender and sexuality in Chinese-Canadian history of the 19th Century, when Chinese communities were almost exclusively male. A story about a chance late-night encounter between a steward and a passenger on a train interweaves with documentary interviews with historians and writers and historical documents brought to life. The video poses nagging questions about the personal and political stakes in the writing of history and in our interpretations of the past.

Premiere

1996

Exhibitions + Festivals

OutFest (LA, CA.), 1996