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Breaking into Hollywood: A Conversation with Asian American Creatives

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Wednesday, April 07, 2021
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8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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DEMAN is teaming up with Duke Asian American & Diaspora Studies to raffle off a $100 Amazon gift card during this episode. Register for your chance to win. All Duke students and alumni are eligible!

Join us for a conversation with distinguished Duke Asian American alumni in Hollywood. Hear from panelists working across the entertainment industry, as they share their career paths, creative processes, and experiences at the intersection of representation, race and storytelling.

Moderated by Daniel Kim '21, aspiring screenwriter/filmmaker in the StudioDuke program and recipient of the 2020 Benenson Award in the Arts, our panel will feature:

• Geeta Patel '98, Emmy-nominated Writer/Director (The Great, The Mindy Project, Fresh Off The Boat)
• King Lu '15, Screenwriter/Director (From June to July)
• Wenny Katzenstein MBA '03, VP, Marketing Strategy, Funimation/Sony Pictures Television
• Angela Zhou '14, Actor (Promising Young Woman, Hell on Wheels)

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Standing in Solidarity
Duke Alumni affinity groups released a joint statement of solidarity supporting Asians and Asian-Americans. Read here:

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