Crossing Borders with Christine Choy

Crossing Borders with Christine Choy

2 Episodes

Join trailblazing activist filmmaker Christine Choy as she journeys from New York to Canada on a wild, not-quite-legal adventure to procure cheap cigarettes in brothers Lewie and Noah Kloster’s riotously imaginative, bite-size animated gem LEGAL SMUGGLING WITH CHRISTINE CHOY. It’s paired with one of Choy’s groundbreaking early documentaries FROM SPIKES TO SPINDLES, a raw, gutsy portrait of awakening political consciousness in New York’s Chinatown.

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Crossing Borders with Christine Choy
  • Legal Smuggling with Christine Choy

    Episode 1

    Directed by Lewie Kloster and Noah Kloster • 2016 • United States
    Starring Christine Choy

    Faced with endlessly rising cigarette prices in New York, Academy Award–nominated filmmaker Christine Choy goes to extralegal lengths to procure her favorite brand.

  • From Spikes to Spindles

    Episode 2

    Directed by Christine Choy • 1976 • United States

    This raw, gutsy portrait of New York’s Chinatown captures the early days of an emerging consciousness in the community. We see a Chinatown rarely depicted, a vibrant community whose young and old join forces to protest police brutality and hostil...