My Life in China: A Documentary Film Screening and Q&A with Director Kenneth Eng

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My Life in China depicts a journey of a Chinese-American family
    seeking identity through the transformative process of
    documentary filmmaking. 
    
    About the Director:
    Kenneth Eng is a director, editor, and executive producer.  After
    graduating from Boston Latin School, Ken left for New York in
    1994 to study film at the School of Visual Arts.  His thesis
    Scratching Windows, a short documentary film about graffiti
    writers, was broadcast as part of the doc series REEL NY on WNET
    - NY PBS. In 2001, Ken directed and edited Take Me to The River, a
    feature-length documentary about the Maha Kumbh Mela festival in
    Allahabad, India. Kokoyakyu: High School Baseball, his film about
    the famous Koshien Tournament in Japan, was nationally broadcast
    on PBS as part of POV and continues to play in Japan on NHK-TV. 
    In 2007, Ken was awarded the Guggenheim Fellowship to launch My
    Life In China.  Recently, he edited Tested for director Curtis
    Chin, and is currently developing projects on post-genocide
    reconciliation in Rwanda and the Critical Legal Studies movement
    at the Harvard Law School.
Join us for a reception, film screening,
    and Q & A with the director. This event is free and open to the
    Rhodes community and the public.