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The Titanic’s Unknown Chinese Passengers – Meet the Makers of The Six – RAS Beijing 7/4/21

Posted: March 29th, 2021 | No Comments »

The Titanic’s Unknown Chinese Passengers:
Arthur Jones and Steven Schwankert Talk about their Film “The Six”

WHAT: Meet the Makers of The Six: How Arthur Jones and Steven Schwankert traced Titanic’s Unknown Chinese passengers
WHEN: Wednesday, April 7, 2021, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Beijing Standard Time. (In-person attendees may arrive at 6:30 PM
WHERE: The Courtyard Institute, #28 Zhonglao Hutong, Beijing

MORE ABOUT THE EVENT: The night before their documentary debuts in cinemas across China, co-creators Arthur Jones and Steven Schwankert talk in person about solving the history of Titanic’s least-known passengers, tracking down their descendants, and how they got James Cameron on board their Titanic story. Q&A to follow.
Steven Schwankert is co-creator and lead researcher on “The Six,” a book and documentary project about the Titanic’s Chinese survivors. His book, Poseidon: China’s Secret Salvage of Britain’s Lost Submarine was published in 2013 by Hong Kong University Press. Steven is the Asia Chapter Chair of The Explorers Club and a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.

Arthur Jones is an award-winning director and writer, known for “The Six” (2020), “The Poseidon Project” (2013), and “A Farewell Song” (2006). A 25-year resident of Shanghai, Arthur has directed feature programming for global broadcasters including BBC and Discovery Channel.
HOW MUCH: This event is free and exclusively for members of the RASBJ. If you know someone who wants to join the RASBJ, please ask them to sign up at least 48 hours before the event via our website at: https://rasbj.org/membership/  

Please email events@rasbj.org. Seating will be limited.
After registering you’ll receive a confirmation email (If you don’t seem to have received a confirmation email, please check your spam folder).

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