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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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Jeanette Kong
Paula Williams Madison, Jeanette Kong, Martin Proctor
Featuring: Paula Williams Madison, Howard Williams, Elrick Williams
Genre: Documentary
English, Chinese
Canada, USA
Year: 2014
Film Length: 88 min

Photo Credit:
Richard Best 
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

Classification: PG

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Opening Night Gala
Sponsored by TD Bank Group

Wednesday, March 4

Cineplex Scotiabank Theatre

Auditorium 3

Director Jeanette Kong and Executive Producer Paula Williams Madison in attendance.

Markham Screening:
Sunday, March 8 at 3:30pm
Cineplex First Markham Place

Director Jeanette Kong in attendance.

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