Thursday, 24 March 2011

John J. Campbell and Moira Kenny Sponsor Anna May Wong Sreening Liverpool

The Sound Agents sponsored Los Angeles Documentarian and Producer Elaine Mae Woo to enable her to show her film Anna May Wong Frosted Yellow Willows at the Art and Design Academy Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, England.

Woo's film took ten years to produce and is a delightful montage of photographs and moving image narrated by Nancy Kwon. The audience were enthralled with the rigorous research carried out over a decade leading to an in depth knowledge of Anna May Wong shared during a question and answer session following the viewing. Elaine Mae Woo is now working on her second documentary which will visit Anna May Wong the woman detailing her love life and alcoholism which led to her tragic early death.

Frosted Yellow Willows has previously been shown at Le Giornate del Cinema, Muto - Pordenone, Italy, UCLA - AASC for CASI Los Angeles, California, The National Portrait Gallery London and The British Film Institute.