Friday, May 11 7:00pm to 9:00pm
White Ravens: A Legacy of Resistance
In partnership with DOXA Documentary Film Festival, the Museum of Vancouver presents White Ravens: A Legacy of Resistance.
How do you resist cultural assimilation and maintain a sense of history and tradition in the face of recurring aggression? White Ravens is a critically important lesson about how people can stand together and fight back with power and dignity. Shot entirely on the remote islands of Haida Gwaii, Georg Koszulinski’s film is a touching portrait of the Haida People. Learn about the legacy of resistance and resurgence shared by the Haida People, paired with insights offered by filmmaker Georg Koszulinski.
Sunday, May 27 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Mixed Me: Multi-ethnic Storytelling for Teens & Kids
For storytellers and story-lovers! In partnership with Museum of Vancouver and Vancouver Asian Heritage Month Festival, Hapa-palooza Festival presents an afternoon of multi-ethnic storytelling for teens, kids, and families. Please join three exciting mixed race authors, poet and memoirist Chelene Knight (Dear Current Occupant), young adult writer Michelle Kim (Running Through Sprinklers), and animator/children’s book author Jeff Chiba Stearns (Mixed Critters: An ABC Book) for creativity workshops focusing on youth, children or authors who write for youth, followed by readings and discussion of their newest works. This is a free event.