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Title: SBU: WANG: Film GOLDEN GATE GIRLS
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GOLDEN GATE GIRLS
Tuesday, March 7, 6:00 PM
Wang Asian/American Center Theatre
Free Admission

This is Louisa Weis documentary film about Esther Eng, the most prominent woman director in Hong Kong in the 1930s and the first woman Chinese-language film director in the US. A San Francisco native and open lesbian, Esther Eng's contribution to film history was sadly overlooked her 11 feature films mostly lost.

With a captivating archive of newly discovered images and interviews with those who knew her, Louisa Wei uncovers a rich chapter of film history that challenges both gender and racial hierarchies in Hollywood and Hong Kong.

(2014 | 90 minutes | Documentary | Directed by Louisa Wei)

Co-presented with the Confucius Institute at Stony Brook University

http://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/wang/other_programs/film_programs.html#goldengategirls

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