Anita Wen-Shin Chang is an independent filmmaker, educator and writer. Her works have screened and broadcast internationally, and been presented at the Whitney Museum of American Art, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Walker Arts Center, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, and National Museum of Women. Her films and videos include TONGUES OF HEAVEN (2013), JOYFUL LIFE (2007), 62 YEARS and 6500 MILES BETWEEN (2005), SHE WANTS TO TALK TO YOU (2002), IMAGINING PLACE (1999), MOMMY, WHAT'S WRONG? (1997), VIDEO LETTER TO THE PRESIDENT (1996) and ONE HUNDRED EGGS A MINUTE (1996). Chang has taught film and media studies in numerous community and academic settings in San Francisco, and abroad at AAVAS in Kathmandu Nepal, the renowned Motion Picture Department at National Taiwan University of Arts, and the Department of Indigenous Languages and Communication at National Dong Hwa University in Taiwan. Her essays have appeared in journals such as "positions: asia critique", "Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studie" and "Taiwan Journal of Indigenous Studies". Awarded grants include Creative Capital, U.S. Fulbright, National Geographic All Roads, San Francisco Arts Commission, and KQED Peter J. Owens Filmmaker Award. (8/14)
She Wants to Talk to You
A film by Anita Chang, 2001, 29 min., Color
In October 1999 filmmaker Anita Chang befriended three 13-year-old girls – Monika Rasali, Sushma Sada and Vinita Shrestha – while living in Kathmandu,...