Dear Corky: Screening and Conversation at the Asia Society #AsianPacificAmericanHeritageMonth #APAHM #AAPIHM
On the last day of AANHPI Heritage Month, the Asia Society will be hosting a special screening and conversation of Dear Corky. The documentary showcases the life and career of American born Chinese activist and photographer Corky Lee.
For over fifty years, New York native Corky Lee photographed his hometown’s Chinatown, and Asian American communities around the country. With a strong sense of social justice, he captured activists, celebrities, and everyday heroes with equal passion, taking over a hundred thousand photos. Through his own words and pictures, Dear Corky reveals the man behind the camera, an indefatigable personality who sought to shed light on the contributions of Asian-Americans and to set the record straight about the Asian-American history.
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