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Chinatown Pop Up Movie Club

Chinatown Pop Up Movie Club is an event series that shares knowledge about Chinese culture through cinema, while showcasing unique spaces in Calgary’s Chinatown. We want you to come visit Chinatown, have fun, make memories and feel a sense of belonging.We are entirely volunteer run and rely on funders and donations to keep screenings free to the public! If you would like to help us host future screenings and events, click the donate button below. Thank you for your support!

NEXT SCREENING

MARCH 2024 (TBA)

LAST SCREENING

HOUSE SPECIAL (2022)

2022 | 110 min. (22 min. x 5 episodes) | Directed by Ryan Mah | Canada | EnglishA five-part TELUS Originals docu-series that chronicles the Chinese Canadian experience through the lens of small-town Asian food joints and the families that run them. Ride the rails with chef and author, Jackie Kai Ellis, as she explores Canadian Chop Suey cuisine.

PAST SCREENINGS

FilmDateLocationSupported by
House SpecialJanuary 19, 2024Chinese Cultural Centre CuisineRise Up Calgary & Stepping Stones
Operation OblivionNov 21, 2023Calgary Chinese Cultural CentreRise Up Calgary
Once Upon a Time in ChinaOct 6, 2023Harmony ParkStepping Stones (Calgary Foundation)
The God of CookeryAug 10, 2023Da Qing SquareN/A
Big Fight in Little ChinatownJun 11, 2023Calgary Chinese Elderly Citizen's AssociationCity of Calgary
Big Fight in Little ChinatownMay 16, 2023Bu Vintage ShoppeCity of Calgary

THE TEAM

We are a team of volunteers from all different backgrounds, that came together through our love of Calgary's Chinatown and movies that speak to the Chinese diaspora community. The team consists of:Vicki Chau, Alice Lam, Lyndi Woo, Wilson Wong

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