Storytellers Session: Ursula Liang

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Virtual Event Thu, Mar 18 6:00 PM


The Center for Asian American Media (CAAM) invites you to our next member event, Storytellers Session: Ursula Liang, on Thursday, March 18, 2021. This program is the first in our new series, Storytellers Sessions. We are honored to present this special conversation between filmmaker Ursula Liang and CAAM's Talent Development and Special Projects Manager, Sapana Sakya.

Current CAAM members receive free admission to this program. Tickets are $10 for non-members. Join or renew as a CAAM member today to receive free admission to this program. In addition to the conversation, all participants will receive a promo code to stream Ursula's award-winning documentary film 9-Man (2014) for a limited time for free. 9-Man uncovers an isolated and unique streetball tournament played by Chinese Americans in the heart of Chinatowns across the US and Canada. The film received a Documentary Fund award from CAAM in 2013, had its San Francisco premiere at CAAMFest 2015, and won the CAAMFest 2015 Documentary Award.

Ursula is one of the next generation storytellers CAAM is honoring this year as part of our Storytellers 2021 series. Storytellers 2021 spotlights visionary Asian Americans who are elevating our narratives and moving the Asian American experience forward. Stay tuned to our website for Ursula's Storytellers 2021 profile. 

This is your chance to learn more about Ursula's path to storytelling and how her work advances a deeper understanding of lesser well known stories and underrepresented communities.

Ursula's newest documentary, Down a Dark Stairwell, received a Documentary Fund award from CAAM in 2018 and will have its national public television broadcast premiere on April 12, 2021 (check local listings) on the acclaimed PBS series Independent Lens. Down a Dark Stairwell is a nuanced look at how two communities of color navigate an uneven criminal justice system, anchored by one polarizing New York City case.

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