After a young Chinese student goes missing on a university campus, her family travels to the US for the first time. While unraveling the mystery of her disappearance, they discover how much her life touched others.

Two Projects Announced for the Peng Zhao and Cherry Chen Fund for AAPI Voices at Kartemquin

CHICAGO, IL - Kartemquin Films is pleased to announce the first two projects supported by the Peng Zhao and Cherry Chen Fund for AAPI Voices: Untitled Scientist Project by director Jiayan “Jenny” Shi and Spirited by director Joua Lee Grande. Both filmmakers are alumni of Kartemquin’s acclaimed Diverse Voices in Documentary program.

This first round of the multi-year fund supports two filmmakers with $50,000 co-production awards towards production, and mentorship through 2022 within the award-winning Kartemquin collaborative production model.