The Transcontinental Railroad and The Forgotten Chinese Workers

A documentary short on the Chinese workers that were recruited to build the Transcontinental Railroad. Interviews with several Stanford professors and historians tell the forgotten story of the Chinese workers contribution to the development of America and the injustice the workers faced during and after the construction.

  • Skylar Lau
    Director
  • Skylar Lau
    Writer
  • Skylar Lau
    Producer
  • Project Type:
    Documentary
  • Runtime:
    9 minutes 57 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 1, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    400 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Bronxville High School
Director - Skylar Lau