Free Film Screening "Finding Kukan"

Event Date: 

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 7:00pm

Event Location: 

  • 6020 HSSB (McCune Conference Room)

     A documentary about an earlier documentary shot in wartorn China, which won an Oscar award in 1942. Director Robin Lung will be here to discuss her film! A filmmaker turns detective to uncover the forgotten story of Li Ling-ai, the uncredited female producer of Kukan, an Academy Award-winning color documentary about World War II China that has been lost for decades.

                                                                                                                           Winner – Audience Award, L.A. Asian Pacific Film Festival, 2017

Winner – Best Documentary, Special Jury Award, Hawaii International Film Festival, 2016

Winner – Courage in Cinema Award, University of Massachusetts Boston Film Series, 2017