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Q&A with Kimberlee Bassford (Director of PATSY MINK: AHEAD OF THE MAJORITY)

LVHIFF News recently sat down with award-winning filmmaker Kimberlee Bassford to discuss PATSY MINK: AHEAD OF THE MAJORITY, her new documentary that explores the life and times of the late U.S. Representative Patsy Takemoto Mink, the first woman of color in Congress and co-author of Title IX, the landmark legislation that mandated gender equity in education. Bassford explained her motivation for making the film and why Mink is an inspiration for Asian-American women everywhere. She also told us…

Q&A with Jessica Yu (Director of PING PONG PLAYA)

Jessica Yu (IN THE REALMS OF THE UNREAL, LVHIFF 2004) is back! This year, the Academy Award-winning filmmaker brings us PING PONG PLAYA, a hilarious film about an obnoxious Asian-American NBA wannabe who is forced into the world of competitive ping-pong. It’s a completely different turn for Yu, who is highly regarded as a serious documentary film maker and Oscar winner. In this exclusive interview, she clues us in on her ever-evolving career!

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