A new short film entitled Gold Mountain: The True Story of the BC Gold Rush, which tells the story of early Chinese migrants who came to work in the BC Gold Rush, has just been by Telus Storyhive. Professor Henry Yu, Principal of St. John’s College, is one of the featured interviewees. The film is available for viewing online here.
Director: Chester Sit
Length: 13:08 mins.
Synopsis: In the late 1800s, before Canada was even a country, an influx of Chinese immigrants came to the B.C. region in search of gold. What they found instead would build communities and pathways for future Chinese-Canadians.