Grace Lee

Filmmaker
Asian American Documentary Network
Participates in 1 Session

Grace Lee directed and produced the Peabody Award winning American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs about the legendary civil rights activist, which The Hollywood Reporter called ”an entertainingly revealing portrait of the power of a single individual to effect change.” The film won multiple festival audience awards and was broadcast on the PBS documentary series POV. Other directing credits include the Emmy-nominated MAKERS: Women in Politics for PBS; the interactive online documentary K-Town ‘92 about the 1992 Los Angeles uprising, Off the Menu: Asian America
; and the feature film Janeane from Des Moines, set during the 2012 presidential campaign, which premiered at the Toronto Film Festival. She has been a Sundance Institute Fellow,
 a Chicken & Egg Breakthrough Award winner,
 an envoy of the American Film Showcase (through USC and the U.S. State Department), and is co-founder of the Asian American Documentary Network. She is currently in production on And She Could be Next, about women of color claiming political power by running for office during the 2018 midterm elections.


Sessions in which Grace Lee participates

Thursday September 27, 2018

2:30 PM
2:30 PM