Christine Choy

Christine Choy made Inside Women Inside (Third World Newsreel, 1978). Originally trained as an architect, Christine Choy is an Academy Award nominated filmmaker for Who Killed Vincent Chin? (with Renee Tajima-Pena, 1987) who was instrumental to the founding and formation of Third World Newsreel.  Christine has produced and directed about seventy works in various forms, receiving over sixty international awards. Among them are numerous fellowships such as the John Simon Guggenheim, the Rockefeller, and the Asian Cultural Council, as well as an Academy Award Nomination for the documentary film, "Who Killed Vincent Chen?" Her signature films include From Spikes to Spindles (1976), Mississippi Triangle (1983), and Sa-I-gu (1993) In 1997, she won Best Cinematographer at Sundance for My America: Honk If You Love Buddha (1997), directed by Renee Tajima-Pena. She is one of the first Chinese American filmmakers, noted for her work in political and activist documentary.