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Grace Lee

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Grace Lee directed and produced the Peabody Award-winning

AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY: THE EVOLUTION OF GRACE LEE

BOGGS about the legendary civil rights activist which The Hollywood

Reporter called “an entertainingly revealing portrait of the power of a

single individual to effect change.” The film won multiple festival

audience awards and was broadcast on the PBS documentary series

POV. Other directing credits include the Emmy-nominated MAKERS:

WOMEN IN POLITICS for PBS; the interactive online documentary K-TOWN ‘92 about the

1992 Los Angeles civil unrest, OFF THE MENU: ASIAN AMERICA; and the feature film

JANEANE FROM DES MOINES, set during the 2012 presidential campaign, which

premiered at the Toronto Film Festival. She has been a Sundance Institute Fellow, a 2017

Chicken & Egg Breakthrough Award winner, an envoy of the American Film Showcase and

is co-founder of the Asian American Documentary Network. She recently directed and

produced two episodes of PBS’ five-part series ASIAN AMERICANS which broadcasts

nationally in May 2020 and is producer/director of POV's first broadcast mini-series AND SHE COULD BE NEXT.