TED-ED ''The Dark History of the Chinese Exclusion Act''

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

In 1882, the United States Congress passed the Chinese Exclusion Act, the law that restricted immigration based explicitly on nationality. In practice, the Act banned entry to anyone who was Chinese.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: TED-ED ''The Dark History of the Chinese Exclusion Act''

    Directed by: Yijia CAO, Mohammad BABAKOOHI

    Country: USA

    Year of production: 2021

    Running time: 05 min 57 s

  • Technique

    Category: Educational, scientific or industrial film

    Techniques used: 2D computer

    Version: Original English

    Process: Colour

    Target public: All audiences

  • Credits

    Directed by: Yijia CAO, Mohammad BABAKOOHI

    Production: TED-ED, Gerta XHELO

    Distribution: TED-ED, Gerta XHELO

    Artistic direction: Mohammad Babakoohi, Yijia Cao

    Script: Robert Chang

    Graphics: Mohammad Babakoohi, Yijia Cao

    Storyboard: Mohammad Babakoohi

    Layout: Mohammad Babakoohi

    Animation: Mohammad Babakoohi, Elahe Baloochi

    Music: Jian Nanyin

    Sound: Mohammad Babakoohi

    Voice: Jack Cutmore-Scott