Foreword by Janet Yellen
The Freer Gallery of Art presents a free screening of the film Dam Street.
China, 2005 93 min. Mandarin with English subtitles
Ten years after giving up her child for adoption, a young woman befriends a fiercely affectionate boy who protects her from community criticism in Li Yun’s film.
China and the state of California have built deep and interdependent socioeconomic exchanges that reverberate across the globe, and these interactions make California a microcosm of the most important international relationship of the twenty-first century. In his book, journalist Matt Sheehan chronicles the real people who are making these connections.