Check out our list of past and upcoming screenings of THE CHINESE EXCLUSION ACT:

Screening and Discussion with UMass Boston’s Asian American Studies Program, Boston, MA – Monday, February 5, 2018, 1:45-3:30PM EST in Snowden Auditorium, Wheatley Building, 1st Floor. Free. Contact Prof. Peter Kiang at

University of San Francisco Master of Arts program in Asia Pacific Studies and The Rotary Club of San Francisco Chinatown, CAAM, Fromm Hall, The University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA – Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 10am. Free. Limited seating is available for up to 200 and available on a first-come, first-seated basis. For more information, contact Professor John Nelson at

Moravian College, ArtsQuest and Lehigh University as part of the SteelStacks Communities Film Series, Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas, Bethlehem, PA – Monday, March 26 at 7:15pm Free

Documentary screening and discussion with Professor Jennifer M. Miller, Ph.D., Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH – Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 5pm

Part 2 – 21 Pell Street, 21 Pell Street, New York City, NY – Sunday, January 7, 2018, 3pm-5pm EST Free

Part 1 – 21 Pell Street, 21 Pell Street, New York City, NY – Sunday, December 10, 2017, 3pm-5pm EST Free

Opening Night Film for the 10th Austin Asian American Film Festival
, Austin, TX – Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 6:45pm Free

Exclusion, Internment and Today, Boston, MA – Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 6:30pm

Boston Asian American Film Festival Bonus Mini-Series – More Liberty & Justice, Boston, MA – Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 3:30pm

Parts 1 and 2 – Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival, Philadelphia, PA – Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 11:30am

Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation – San Francisco State University Humanities Building Room HUM 133, San Francisco, CA – Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 2pm. RSVP by sending an email to:

Chinese American Citizens Alliance Portland Lodge
, Portland OR – Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Seattle Public Library – Central Branch, Seattle, WA – Monday, October 9, 2017 at 7pm

Chinese Historical Society of America’s This Land Is Our Land: Conference 2017, San Francisco, CA – Sunday, October 8, 2017
*The screening is included as part of the conference registration fee

Rhodes College – Blount Auditorium in Buckman Hall, Memphis, TN – Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 2:30pm

A3 Screening and Panel of The Chinese Exclusion Act with filmmakers Ric Burns and Li Shin Yu, New York City – Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 6:30pm

Boston Chinatown Town Hall Meeting, organized by Chinese American Citizens Alliance, Boston, MA – Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 3pm

The Great Star Theater – Special SF Chinatown Screening with Chinatown Community Development Center, San Francisco, CA – Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 1pm

Sacramento Asian Pacific Film Festival 2017, Sacramento, CA – Saturday, May 27, 2017

San Francisco Public Library-Main Branch, San Francisco, CA – Saturday, May 27, 2017

Brookline’s Asian American Pacific Islander Celebration, Brookline, MA – May 24, 2017

New Mexico PBS and New Mexico Department of Health, Santa Fe, NM – Friday, May 19, 2017

Wisconsin China Initiative, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI – Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Wisconsin China Initiative, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI – Monday, April 24, 2017

CAAMFest 2017, San Francisco, CA – Sunday, March 19, 2017

National Council of Asian Pacific Americans (NCAPA), Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, October 26, 2016

If you are interested in hosting/organizing your own community screening or receiving free educational resources on the documentary, please fill out the form here.