A Moment in Time, a one-hour documentary by filmmakers Lambert Yam and Ruby Yang about the experience of the Chinese in San Francisco's Chinatown, told through the films they loved. This retrospective film retells the immigrant story, and revives the emotions felt by audiences in Chinatown's theaters. An uplifting reflection on how cinema shaped the community, and a tribute to the Chinatown theater movie-goers.

A Moment in Time was supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the California Council for the Humanities, the Hong Kong Arts Development Council, the Creative Work Fund, the Chinese Performing Arts Foundation, and the Center for Asian American Media in association with the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.