Peking Opera is a Chinese traditional art form with a history of more than 200 years. Seeking to receive its popularity, Chinese nationals in the U.S. are performing Peking Opera with newfound passion. The documentary Peking Opera Overseas shows Chinese in the U.S. pursuing Peking Opera and passing down this tradition to the next generation. The project features a range of performers of various identities sharing their thoughts on why they value doing Peking Opera in the U.S.
Directed by Zhaochen Zhang (USA)