Finding Samuel Lowe: From Harlem to China
Synopsis: Finding Samuel Lowe: From Harlem to China documents media entrepreneur Paula Williams Madison and her two brothers Elrick and Howard Williams' humble beginnings in Harlem with their Chinese-Jamaican mother. They embark on a quest to discover their heritage while searching for clues about their long-lost grandfather, Samuel Lowe. Their emotional journey spans from Toronto to Jamaica to China, finally reuniting them with hundreds of Chinese relatives they never imagined existed.
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Director: Jeanette Kong
Producers: Paula Williams Madison, Jeanette Kong, Martin Proctor
Featuring: Paula Williams Madison, Howard Williams, Elrick Williams
Language: English, Chinese
Country: Canada, USA
Film Length: 88 min
|Director’s Bio: Jeanette Kong is a Jamaican-born, Chinese-Canadian documentary filmmaker based in Toronto. Finding Samuel Lowe is her feature directorial debut. Her short documentaries The Chiney Shop and Half: The Story of a Chinese-Jamaican Son were selected to commemorate the 160th Anniversary of the Arrival of the Chinese to Jamaica at the Institute of Jamaica. Kong has more than 17 years of media experience in Canadian public television and private production.
Programmed by: Aline Le
Opening Night Gala
Sponsored by TD Bank Group
Wednesday, March 4
Cineplex Scotiabank Theatre
Director Jeanette Kong and Executive Producer Paula Williams Madison in attendance.
Sunday, March 8 at 3:30pm
Cineplex First Markham Place
Director Jeanette Kong in attendance.
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