Grace Lee

Grace_Lee_4000x6015Grace Lee directed the documentary American Revolutionary: the Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs, which The Hollywood Reporter called ”an entertainingly revealing portrait of the power of a single individual to effect change.” The film premiered at the 2013 Los Angeles Film Festival where it won its first of six festival audience awards before its broadcast on the PBS series POV. Most recently she produced and directed two documentaries for PBS: MAKERS: Women in Politics and Off the Menu: Asian America. Other directing credits include the feature film Janeane from Des Moines, which premiered at the 2012 Toronto Film Festival, American Zombie which premiered at Slamdance and is distributed by Cinema Libre and The Grace Lee Project, a documentary that aired on Sundance Channel. Grace received her MFA in Film Directing from UCLA Film School where her short film Barrier Device, starring Sandra Oh, won a Student Academy Award. Grace returns to her alma mater and other universities frequently as a guest speaker and lecturer. She has served on many panels including the Independent Spirit Awards, POV’s EdComm and the International Documentary Association.

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