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Peng Zhao and Cherry Chen AAPI Voices Fund Culminating Event @ Gene Siskel

Screening and Networking event celebrating our Peng Zhao and Cherry Chen AAPI Voices Fund Grantees and AAPI Alumni Community.

Join us Saturday, May 18th,2024 at 8:00pm for the Peng Zhao and Cherry Chen AAPI Voices Fund at Kartemquin Films Culminating Event at the Gene Siskel Film Center in partnership with FAAIM Asiain American Showcase.

This culminating event is a special evening where all our AAPI grantees and their work are recognized and celebrated. The evening will include exclusive clips from each project, short film screening and a brief Q&A session moderated by Isabelle Hong Martin, followed by brief networking and toast.


Co-Pro Grantees

Spirited, dir/prod. Joua Lee Grande

EJ Lee: All American, dir/prod. Jason Rhee

Iris Chang: Power of One, dir/prod Kimberlee Bassford (represented by Lou Wang-Holborn)

Untitled Scientist Project, dir/prod. Jiayan “Jenny” Shi


Seed Funding Grantees

Untitled Nobuko Miyamoto Film [previously120,000 Stories], dir/prod. Quyên Nguyen-Le

Tasting Heritage, dir/prod. Emily Strong

Chinatown Futures, dir/prod. Dave Yim (represented by Kitty Hu)


Event Details:

7 :30 PM Doors Open

8:00 PM Documentary screening & Program

9 PM Reception

Please note that due to the resurge of COVID-19 cases across the city and state, masks are required for this event to ensure our most vulnerable are protected and can enjoy connecting with one another.

V enue is ADA Accessible


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