Jaime Sunwoo (Director), “Chewing the Fat: Specially Processed American Me (2022) with Jaime Sunwoo ‘14” (Sustainable Food Program)

Event time: 
Friday, April 5, 2024 - 7:30pm
HQ L02 (320 York Street) See map
Event description: 
Come join YSFP and AACC for a film screening of SPECIALLY PROCESSED AMERICAN ME, followed by a Q&A with director Jaime Sunwoo ‘14. This event is also sponsored by the Traphagen Alumni Speakers Series, Yale College Office of Student Affairs and the Yale School of Environment 1980 Fund.
Doors will open at 7:30.
More about Jaime Sunwoo: Jaime Sunwoo is a multidisciplinary artist from New York City who creates films, performances, and installations under her production company Free Rein Projects. Her works connect personal narratives to global histories through surreal storytelling. She studied art at Yale University and was a fellow at The Laundromat Project. Her animated short documentary EQUALITY TEA was featured in Vogue and Whetstone Magazine and was awarded Best Short Documentary at DisOrient Film Festival and Indy Film Festival. Her animated short documentary HANDWRITTEN premiered at Lincoln Center for New York Asian Film Festival. The film is now available to stream on Amazon Prime Video in Heather Henson’s “Fantastic New Worlds: A Handmade Puppet Dreams Collection” (USA) and Samansa (Japan, Korea). SPECIALLY PROCESSED AMERICAN ME, a stage production that is now touring as a performance film, was produced by Free Rein Projects, Ping Chong and Company, and Dixon Place. It received support from the Queens Council on the Arts, Asian Women Giving Circle, the NYC Women’s Fund, Brooklyn Arts Fund, The Laundromat Project, and The Jim Henson Foundation, BRIClab, HB Studio Rehearsal Space Residency, BAX Upstart Program, and Leviathan Lab. jaimesunwoo.com
Learn more about Jaime’s project from YSFP’s Chewing the Fat podcast from 2020, titled “Food and Memory” https://open.spotify.com/episode/2zttHK16n8uxb2urRdFKON
Can’t make the screening? Meet Jaime at these events: Being FGLI in the Arts (https://cglink.me/2dA/r2268473), and Shadow Puppetry Workshop (https://cglink.me/2dA/r2269293)
Free but register in advance