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The Six Movie Screening and Q&A

February 25, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Free – $5

Join us for viewing of “The Six”, the movie will be followed by Q&A session with “The Six” co-creator, Steven Schwankert, the co-creator and lead researcher of The Six, a book and documentary film project revealing the story of RMS Titanic’s Chinese passengers.

Movie Description

When RMS Titanic sank on a cold night in 1912, barely 700 people escaped with their lives. Among them were six Chinese men. Arriving in New York with the other survivors, the six were met not with compassion, but suspicion and slander. Less than 24 hours later, they were expelled from the country and vanished. What became of them, and why did they disappear so completely? In an epic journey that crosses continents, an international team of investigators sets out to uncover the truth about the six Chinese, and to right a century-old injustice. For the first time, we discover who these men really were, tracing their origins and tracking down descendants denied access to their history. “The Six” is an extraordinary story of survival and dignity in the face of racism and anti-immigrant policy that still reverberates today.



Members Tickets are FREE

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February 25, 2023
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free – $5


Chinese American Museum of Chicago
238 W. 23rd St
Chicago, IL 60616 United States
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