May 17, 2022, 12:30 - 1:30 PM

Creating Documentaries with Social Impact with Jen Sungshine
Moderated by Gwen Haworth

Zoom Meeting format.

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Are you interested in making documentaries that impact social change? Join us for a coffee chat with documentary filmmaker Jen Sungshine. This conversation will touch on:

  • Social justice documentaries in education and corporate settings;
  • Relationship building in intersectional communities;
  • Ethics in documentary filmmaking;
  • Queer feminist activism and organizing, and more!

This coffee chat will be moderated by Gwen Haworth. Gwen is an Executive Board Member of WIFTV and Education Project Manager at Trans Care BC. Gwen is a filmmaker known for her documentaries She's a Boy I Knew (2007) and A Woman With a Past (2014).

Jen Sungshine

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Jen Sungshine is a queer Taiwanese-Canadian interdisciplinary artist/activist, community facilitator, and cultural producer based in Vancouver, BC. She is the Co-Artistic Director and Co-founder of Love Intersections, a media arts collective producing intergenerational + intersectional QTBIPOC stories through documentary film. Her most recent works include Yellow Peril: Queer Destiny (2019), winner of the Gerry Brunet Memorial Award for best BC Short; and visual arts exhibit, Yellow Peril; Celestial Elements (2020) at the SUM Gallery. She is a co-producer of CURRENT: Feminist Electronic Art Symposium and currently serves on the board of Vancouver Artists Labour Union Cooperative (VALU CO-OP).


Watch - Yellow Peril: Queer Destiny