HOLLYWOOD – March 30, 2018 — Noted filmmaker Aki Aleong has announced that his award-winning film, “Railroad to Hell: A Chinaman’s Chance,” is now set for wide release.  The film searches for answers to the questions, “Can love, forgiveness and redemption transform the violent lawless Wild West into a more peaceful, moral and enlightened America?  Can a Chinese fugitive find justice in America, the ‘Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave,’ a mecca for immigrants where the American Dream is an ‘inalienable tradition’?”      “Railroad to Hell: A Chinaman’s Chance” explores the exploitation of Chinese workers during the building of American railroads.  The workers not only spent long hours, but the work was often dangerous and fatal.      The Chinaman is a fugitive on the run, and all odds are against him.   While stealing a horse was a hanging offense in the Old West, our fugitive knows that killing a Chinaman is not a crime.      In February 1867, approximately 8,000 Chinese were working on the construction of railroad tunnels, and 3000 were laying track, representing ninety percent of the workforce. Historians estimate that at any one time as many as 10,000 to 15,000 Chinese were working   Read more…