Mother Tongue TV documentary series launches in Vancouver at Channel M
My friend Susan Poizner is a television director/producer
who has succeeded with her goal of creating a series about the roles of
women from different ethnic groups across Canada.
The Vancouver launch of Mother Tongue happens 7:30pm on Thursday, January 12th at the Vancouver
will show two segments: one about my
Vancouverite Mary Lee Chan who was
born in Canada, sent
back to China
as a child, then she returned in 1947 to forge a life for herself and her
2nd segment features Japanese Canadian Kimiko Murakami who was
interned for 8 years in BC.
The showing will be followed by a Q&A
session with Susan Poizner, Mary Kitagawa,
granddaughter of Kimiko Murakami, and me.
Channel M has bought the series and will begin airing the series from
Jan. 15, 2006, Sundays at 10 pm.
Go to the website below to learn about the 13 Canadian ethnic women whose
personal stories are told through the producer and director Susan