GRACE LEE BOGGS' MESSAGE TO OCCUPY WALL STREET - 10/9/11
Grace Lee is a Los Angeles based filmmaker of both documentary and fiction films. She is currently in production on the feature documentary AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY: the evolution of Grace Lee Boggs, about 96-year-old Detroit philosopher and activist Grace Lee Boggs.
Her feature film AMERICAN ZOMBIE was released by Cinema Libre in 2008. Prior to that, she produced, wrote and directed THE GRACE LEE PROJECT, an award-winning documentary on Asian American identity and stereotypes which was released theatrically, broadcast on Sundance Channel and is distributed by Women Make Movies. She received her MFA in Directing from UCLA Film School, where her thesis film BARRIER DEVICE, starring Sandra Oh, won a Student Academy Award and Directors Guild of America award, She is the recipient of the Henry Hampton Award for Excellence in Digital Media, a Rockefeller Media Arts grant, the PPP Pusan Prize as well as funding from the NEA, Center for Asian American Media, UCLA Institute for American Cultures. Other documentary credits include BEST OF THE WURST, which is permanently featured at the Currywurst Museum in Berlin and CAMP ARIRANG, about U.S. military prostitution in South Korea.