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FILM INFO

Country of origin: United States
Year of origin: 2021
Duration: 6:02
Age Restriction: 12+

AUTHOR / STUDIO / INSTITUTION

Name/Title: TED-ED

CREATIVE TEAM

Director: Mohammad Babakoohi, Yijia Cao
Script: Robert Chang
Animation: Mohammad Babakoohi, Elahe Baloochi
Music: Jian Nanyin
Producer: Gerta XHELO

GENRES

Drama, Documentary, Educational


TECHNIQUES

2D/Traditional, 2D Computer

The dark history of the Chinese Exclusion Act

 
T-Short Festival
6
Published on 21 Nov 2021 / In Panorama

SYNOPSIS

⁣In 1882, the United States Congress passed the Chinese Exclusion Act, the first federal law that restricted immigration based explicitly on nationality. In practice, the Act banned entry to all ethnically Chinese immigrants besides diplomats, and prohibited existing immigrants from obtaining citizenship. Robert Chang details the lasting impact the Act had on immigrant rights and freedoms.

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ABOUT DIRECTOR

Mohammad BABAKOOHi, Born in 1995, Behshahr, Iran.
After studyinging his bachelor's of painting in Tehran, he moved to France in 2107 where he starts his animation study in Gobelins, l'école de l'image. He is currently attending Animation directing at Lécole la Poudrière.

Yijia Cao, Born in 1994 March, Liaoning, China.
After graduated from Beijing Film Academy she continued her study at Gobelins, l'école de l'image where she made her graduation film ''Out of range ''. She currently working as a freelance artist in Paris.

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