AMERICA REFRAMED UNFILTERED: Kenneth Eng and self-realization through documentary
Thank you, American Documentary, America Reframed, POV Docs, World Channel, PBS, for a platform to share my story!!
"..it’s a big achievement to be someone who came out of the poor immigrant community of Boston, be a product of the Boston Public School System, study Film at the School of Visual Arts, NY, and work my way up to being an independent filmmaker."..
Kenneth Eng is a director, editor and executive producer. After graduating from Boston Latin School, Ken left for New York in 1994 to study film at the School of Visual Arts. His thesis Scratching Windows, a short documentary film about graffiti writers, was broadcast as part of the doc series REEL NY on WNET - NY PBS. In 2001, Ken directed and edited Take Me to The River a feature length documentary about the Maha Kumbh Mela festival in Allahabad, India. Kokoyakyu: High School Baseball, his film about the famous Koshien Tournament in Japan was nationally broadcast on PBS as part of POV and continues to play in Japan on NHK-TV. In 2007, Ken was awarded the Guggenheim Fellowship to launch My Life In China. Recently, he edited Tested for director Curtis Chin, and is currently developing projects on post-genocide reconciliation in Rwanda and the rise of baseball in China.
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