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Q&A with HOOLIGAN SPARROW Director NANFU WANG + Special Guests

Past Event (July 2016)

FRI 7/22 @ 7:05pm Special Guests KARYN KAPLAN of Asia Catalyst & MINKY WORDEN of Human Rights Watch

SAT 7/23 @ 7:05pm Special Guests Producer ALLISON KLAYMAN & Chinese Lawyer TENG BIAO

Nanfu Wang is a filmmaker based in New York City. Originally from a remote village in China, Wang overcame poverty and lack of access to formal secondary education. Her work often features the stories of marginalized or mistreated people. From Chinese blood donors stricken with HIV from used government-issued needles to the left-behind children of migrant laborers, Wang’s short films have been distributed on many platforms and translated into several languages. Wang is a recipient of a Sundance postproduction grant, Bertha Britdoc Journalism Fund, a Sundance Documentary Fellow, and an IFP supported filmmaker. Her feature debut Hooligan Sparrow has so far received support from Sundance Institute, IFP, IDA, and BRITDOC. Nanfu Wang holds three master’s degrees from Shanghai University, Ohio University, and New York University in English Literature, Media Studies, and Documentary respectively. Website: www.nanfuwang.com