ABOUT

Jenn Lee is a writer and film producer who focuses on underrepresented stories. Beginning in 2001, with helping to start a micro-loan program for women in southern China, she has engaged in gender-balancing work. In graduate school, she explored race and gender discourses in religion, ethnographic methods, and sex ratio disparities in China and India. In the nonprofit world over a span of six years, Jenn Lee served on the Board of Directors for the YMCA and Cardea Center for Women. She has received awards from The Asia Institute, American Association of Geographers, East China Normal University, and Social Science Research Council.

Recently, she collaborated with Dane Christensen on a gendered and religious short documentary about lesbian Mormons titled, Faithful. It has shown and will be shown in places such as DocLA, UN Women Global Voices Film Festival, Denver Film Festival, DocUtah, and China Women’s Film Festival in Beijing. Jane and Emma is her first narrative feature set for release October 12, 2018. She is also producing Long Haul, a short film about a son’s relationship with his gay dad, as well as Bomberos, a feature film with a female lead about young firefighters in Nicaragua.

Jenn Lee lives in California with her spouse and three children.

我搜寻和分享弱势群体的故事。在我的记录短片“Faithful”里,我对性别和宗教进行了人文种族的访谈。短片由才华横溢的Dane Christensen掌舵。这个记录短片开启了我以视觉艺术的方式传达想讲的故事。我认为最好的方式就让会提问的人和会讲故事的人协同合作。