Photographic Justice: The Corky Lee Story [In-Person]

Directed By Jennifer Takaki

USA | Documentary | 87 min

[After the screening, there will be a live in-person Q&A with the filmmakers.]

For 50 years, Chinese American photographer Corky Lee tirelessly documented Asian Pacific Americans and kept a relentless record of their everyday lives, celebrations, and struggles. He was everywhere in the New York City community and beyond–wielding his camera “like a sword to combat injustice.”

Yet, few really knew the man behind the lens. Director Jennifer Takaki’s intimate portrait reveals the triumphs and tragedies of the man who produced close to a million compelling photographs, which will forever tell the Asian Pacific American story for generations to come and transform the way America sees itself.


    • Date and Time

      Friday, July 28 2023

      6:00 PM to 7:47 PM

    • Venue

      Quad Cinema

      34 W 13th Street
      New York, NY 10011

    Film Details

    1. English

    2. N/A
    3. 2022

    4. 87 minutes

    5. Documentary

    6. USA

      1. Jennifer Takaki

      Jennifer Takaki has a background in television production. She began her career as a production assistant for a local NBC affiliate based in Denver. She has also produced news, entertainment, and promotional videos in Hong Kong and New York City. She is the director/producer of the documentary, PHOTOGRAPHIC JUSTICE: THE CORKY LEE STORY. In 2023, she was a recipient of the Better Angels Lavine Fellowship. This is her first feature length film.

      1. Jennifer Takaki

        Linda Lew Woo

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