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Grace Lee won a Peabody Award for her documentary AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs about the life of civil rights activist and philosopher Grace Lee Boggs which won six festival audience awards before its national broadcast on the PBS series POV. Grace is a nationally sought out speaker and guest lecturer on the Asian American experience, women and politics, and documentary film. She is a recipient of the Chicken and Egg Breakthrough Filmmaker Award, the Women at Sundance fellowship, and is also a member of the Directors Guild of America. She has presented her work at universities around the world—at the Smithsonian Institute, the Toronto, Berlin and SXSW Film Festivals, the PEN/Faulkner Center, American Film Showcase, and at the Sundance/ CNEX Documentary Story Edit Lab in Beijing. Other credits include The Grace Lee Project, a documentary on Asian American identity and stereotypes, the Emmy-nominated MAKERS: Women In Politics and Off the Menu: Asian America for PBS. She recently completed an interactive documentary K-TOWN’92 and is developing a film about Los Angeles’ Koreatown.