LUNAR: THE JEWISH-ASIAN FILM PROJECT EP. 1: THE TASTE OF CONNECTION

Directed by Jared Chiang-Zeizel, Jenni Rudolph

In the first episode of a docuseries exploring the stories of Asian American Jews, several of them discuss examining their identity through memories, histories, and fusion possibilities of food from both sides of their heritages.

THIS FILM IS AVAILABLE ON DEMAND. 

   

About the Filmmakers: Jared Chiang-Zeizel is a published author, award-winning writer, filmmaker, and avid lucid dreamer. He opted out of a typical high school life and spent the better part of his senior year in China. Upon his return to the States, Jared attended NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. While attending NYU, he won the David Chase Honorary Scholarship Award for Screenwriting. He graduated 2009 with a BFA in Film & Television Production. In that time, Jared interned at Sony Pictures and Rabbit Content. Over the years, he’s completed video and written assignments for Disney, Netflix, Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Science Channel, Sony Pictures, Screen Gems, Unilever, and a variety of independent production & media companies.

Co-Presenters: Jewish Community Center of San FranciscoJewish Film Institute

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AT THE DINNER TABLE SHORTS

Food brings families and communities together. AT THE DINNER TABLE showcases the power of food in our lives, from stories about restaurants impacted by the pandemic to stories from the dinner table where loved ones connect.

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