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Silicon Valley Asian Pacific FilmFest

Mayor Ed Lee
Rick Quan/ USA / Documentary / 2019 / 65 mins 

The son of working-class immigrants who grew up in Seattleā€™s public housing, Ed Lee became a San Francisco Chinatown lawyer, champion of civil rights and equal opportunity, and the first Chinese American mayor of a major U.S. city.  The hour-long documentary celebrates his life of service and preserves his memory for future generations.

Saturday, November 2, 2019
Time: 4:00 PM

Post Screen Guest

Rick Quan Filmmaker

Rick Quan is a two time Emmy award winner with more than 30 years of on air experience in the San Francisco television market. He is the first Chinese American television sportscaster in the country and the first Asian American male to be a full time anchor in San Francisco. Rick is also an award winning documentarian. His most recent film was an hour long documentary on the late San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, a project sponsored by the Chinese Historical Society of America.