The Asian American International Film Festival Presents:

Anna May Wong: In Her Own Words

Yunah Hong, 2010, 57min.

Transcending from the silent era into sound film, the legendary Anna May Wong co-starred with the likes of Marlene Dietrich and Douglas Fairbanks. The first Chinese American movie star is captured in this documentary through rich archival footage, interviews with studio colleagues, commentary by filmmakers, scholars and re-enactments of her letters and diary by actress Doan Ly.