Live stream preview

Watch this video and more on The Criterion Channel

Watch this video and more on The Criterion Channel

Start your free trial

Already subscribed? Sign in

Arthur Dong Interview

20m

Up Next in Documentaries by Arthur Dong

  • Sewing Woman

    Directed by Arthur Dong • 1982 • United States

    This Oscar-nominated short documentary is the bittersweet chronicle of one woman’s determination to survive, following her journey from an arranged marriage in old China to working-class comforts in modern America. Based on a series of oral historie...

  • Forbidden City, U.S.A.

    Directed by Arthur Dong • 1989 • United States

    It was the swinging thirties. The big bands of the forties. It was San Francisco nightlife. And the crowds were packing the nation’s premiere all-Chinese nightclub, Forbidden City. Like the Cotton Club of Harlem—which featured America’s finest Afric...

  • Coming Out Under Fire

    Directed by Arthur Dong • 1994 • United States

    COMING OUT UNDER FIRE features nine gay and lesbian veterans who joined the patriotic war against fascism in the 1940s only to find themselves fighting two battles: one for their country and another for their right to serve. Based on the groundbreak...