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Author Choy, Christine.

Title Monkey king looks west / directed by Christine Choy Produced and written by Renee Tajima
Published New York, NY : Filmakers Library, 1992
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (43 min.)
Summary This colorful production contrasts the rich heritage of Chinese opera with the day-to-day realities of its emigréperformers in New York's Chinatown. It depicts the efforts of three classically-trained opera artists to keep alive their revered art form for the generation of young Chinese-Americans who would otherwise not be exposed to their tradition.In the time-worn pattern of immigrant life, they spend their days grinding out a living. In their spare time each performs and teaches Chinese opera. Scenes from the classic work Monkey King Looks West stand as a metaphor for cultural survival
Notes Originally released as DVD
Title from resource description page (viewed May 24, 2011)
Audience For High School; College; Adult audiences
Notes This edition in Chinese with English subtitles
Subject Chinese Americans -- New York (State) -- New York.
Operas, Chinese.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Video recordings.
Form Streaming video
Author Tajima-Pena, Renee.