"Mayor Ed Lee" Film Screening, Reception, Filmmakers Q&A Panel at Stanford

CitySan Carlos
CountyGila (AZ1145)
Date05/22/2019
Hours18:00
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San Carlos
Gila (AZ1145)
Tel 2019-05-22
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"Mayor Ed Lee" Film Screening, Reception, Filmmakers Q&A Panel at Stanford

In celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month this May, the Asian Alumni Chapter of the Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) is proud to offer an on-campus Special Screening of a new documentary film about the late San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee – the first Asian-American mayor of a major U.S. city. Produced by the Chinese Historical Society of America, the film presents the inspirational, humorous, and emotional story of this remarkable man and community leader, who passed away suddenly in office. Watch the film and learn how Ed Lee – a son of immigrants, a pro bono lawyer-activist for tenants and garment workers, a habitual punster, and a reluctant politician – became a history-making civic leader. Hillary Clinton and Warriors guard Steph Curry appear in the film, reflecting on what Mayor Lee meant to them and the larger community.  Twitter's Biz Stone is an Executive Producer of the film, with major donors including Ron Conway and Marc Benioff.

This special event includes a pre-screening networking hour with hosted drinks and hot appetizers, and a unique post-screening fireside chat with the film’s director Rick Quan, an Emmy award winning TV journalist, and Alvin Lau, one of the executive producers and a Stanford GSB alumnus. Register now to get your tickets. Schedule 6:00 - 6:45pm  Reception in Community Court (outside Cemex Auditorium) with refreshments 7:00 - 8:15pm  Introduction and screening of film (in Cemex Auditorium) 8:15 - 9:00pm  Panel discussion and Q&A .

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