Co-presented by the American Cinematheque and the Art Deco Society of Los Angeles.
East meets West and North meets South in this survey of Chinese exotic architecture in California during the Art Deco era. Author and Art Deco Society of California Preservation Director Therese Poletti will give an illustrated presentation on Chinese motifs as a form of exotica in architecture and design in the Golden State.
A film screening will follow the presentation at 3:30pm:
THE BITTER TEA OF GENERAL YEN
1933, Sony Repertory, 88 min, USA, Dir: Frank Capra, Starring Barbara Stanwyck, Nils Asther
Tickets go on sale June 24th.