Louisa Wei, Hongkong, 2013, 90 min
The story of the San Francisco born Cantonese film-maker Ester Eng has remained regrettably unknown. Beginning her filmmaking career in 1930’s Hollywood she briefly became a well-known director in Hong Kong. Utilizing intriguing archival material the film goes through the life of this Chinese-American lesbian woman working in the film industry internationally, something that was quite exceptional for the times.
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