Far East Deep South

Film Screening and Panel DiscussionAugust 6, 2022
Far East Deep South Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Museum of the Bible will host a special screening of Far East Deep South, an award-winning film about a Chinese American family’s remarkable journey to the Mississippi Delta in search of their roots. Along the way, they discover miraculous revelations, emotional healing, and an unexpected history lesson about Asian immigrants in the segregated South. The film will be followed by a live discussion with filmmakers Larissa Lam and Baldwin Chiu and the unveiling of a 1930s Chinese Bible from Mississippi featured in the film that will be on exhibit at the museum.

Aug 6, 2022 - Aug 6, 2022
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
World Stage Theater
In Person Event

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LARISSA LAM, Director of Far East Deep South

BALDWIN CHIU, Producer of Far East Deep South

On special display during the event will be objects from the Mississippi Delta Chinese Heritage Museum and Delta State University, including items seen in the film. Don’t miss this special opportunity to watch this profound documentary. 

Best of all, this event is free with a general admission ticket to the museum. And because we don’t want you to miss out on this special experience, we’re offering 25% off general admission tickets on August 6 with code FEDS22. All you have to do is add the Far East Deep South event to your ticket and don’t forget to use FEDS22 to get 25% off your admission ticket.  

*Far East Deep South is mostly a family-friendly film, but please be aware there are a few racial slurs used in historical context as a few people give first-hand accounts of being subjected to demeaning comments. 

The event is in partnership with the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE).

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