The son of working-class immigrants who grew up in Seattle’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.
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.