Northwestern University

Feb
20
Thu 5:15 PM

Screening of Kaplan Artist in Residence S. Leo Chiang's Documentary "Mr. Cao Goes to Washington"

When: Thursday, February 20, 2014
5:15 PM - 7:00 PM  

Where: Block Museum of Art, Mary and Leigh, Block Cinema
40 Arts Circle Drive  
Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public

Contact: Tom Burke   (847) 491-7946

Group: Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities

Category: Fine Arts

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S. Leo Chiang is an Emmy® Award-nominated documentarian. His recent documentary, Mr. Cao Goes to Washington, won the Inspiration Award at the 2012 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival. His previous film, A Village Called Versailles, a film about the transformation of the Vietnamese American community in post-Katrina New Orleans, picked up eight film festival awards, aired on PBS Independent Lens, and has been acquired by more than 200 universities. His other films include: To You Sweetheart, AlohaOne + One, and Safe Journey. Leo also works as an editor and as a cameraman. Leo received his MFA in film production from Univeristy of Southern Califrnia. He lectures in the Social Documentation program at University of California, Santa Cruz and is currently a fellow in the Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program. The screening is to be followed by a Q&A with S. Leo Chiang. The event is free and open to the public.

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