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My Life in China: Screening + Discussion with Flimmaker Kenneth Eng
May 13, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm$10
The Albuquerque Chinese American Film Festival Presents PBS Documentary, My Life in China, With Guggenheim Fellowship Award Winning Filmmaker Kenneth Eng
My Life in China was broadcast nationally on PBS in May of 2016. The film is an unvarnished portrait of the life and memories of a stoic and reticent man committed to his family and two sons. Director Kenneth Eng’s father would often tell them the story of how he walked for seven days and six nights before swimming for four hours to Macau to escape poverty and Communism. Upon their visit to rural China for the first time in 18 years, Eng and his father retrace the perilous steps his father chanced in search of a better life.
Kenneth Eng is a director, editor and executive producer, Kenneth Eng, will be present for the showing and available for questions afterwards.
$10 per person admission fee helps to cover Kenneth’s travel expenses.