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
Category: Fine Arts
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, Aloha, One + 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.