The Chinese in Belfast

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Details

Location

Belfast

Year

1986

Source

BBC NI

Format

film

colour

Length

26min 59sec

Silent

sound

Courtesy

BBC NI

Rights Holder

BBC NI

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Description

In 1986 there were 5,000 Chinese in Belfast, the majority being from Hong Kong. This documentary looks at their economic and social life.

 

Shot List

Seamus McKee interviewing various people from the Chinese Community in Belfast, predominantly those involved in the restaurant business, including Sam Wong, Kee Lee, David Chung, Joe Wong. Also David Barker a Chinese specialist, Dr Lai Kuan-Essig who teaches Cantonese at Queen’s University. 00:34 Lion Dance outside the Ambassador Hotel. 02:22 Interior kitchen of Chinese reastaurant. 05:12 Mings Food Store on Donegall Pass. Exterior and interior. 13:02 Interior Queens’s Physical Education Centre – badmington court.

Credits

Presenter – Seamus McKee; Film Cameramen – Tony Malon, Arthur Powell, Ian MacGregor White; Film Sound – Bryan Elliott, Frank Gray, Peter Moore; Film Editor – Declan Byrne; Film Dubbing – Ian Burns; Production Assistant – Maire Ryan; Producer – Paul Muldoon.

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