Periods, breasts and vaginas. For most of human history, the realm of women’s bodies has been left to girls and women to discuss in hushed circles, segregated sex education classrooms or not at all. And for the most part, it’s been up to girls and women to handle their reproductive functions. But technology is starting to catch up.
PACIFIC WALKING WARRIORS (working title) is a documentary that follows the story of two Samoan Americans as they walk across America to raise awareness of obesity and diabetes, particularly among the Pacific Islander American communities they meet along the way.
DRIVEN MIND (working title) explores the life and death of Chinese-American author/historian Iris Chang, who in 1997 at the age of 29 became a New York Times bestselling author with The Rape of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust of World War II. The book brought her fame in China and among Chinese Americans, and she became an advocate on issues relating to the war and on civil liberties and Chinese American history. Seven years after her groundbreaking work, she committed suicide.