THE DONUT KING
Saturday, October 24, 1:00PM ET
Followed by a Q&A with Alice Gu (Director) with Wayne Yeh (panelist); Moderated by Sovanna Pouv (Cambodian Mutual Assistance Association)
Directed by Alice Gu
94 mins | Documentary | USA/Cambodia | English
The rise, fall, and rise again of a Cambodian refugee who escaped genocide and overcame poverty to build a life for himself and hundreds of other immigrant families by baking America’s favorite pastry and building an unlikely empire of donut shops.
Advisory: Film may contain themes, language or images not suitable for all audiences. Please contact ArtsEmerson Box Office (617-824-8400) for specific details .
Director's Bio - Alice Gu
Alice Gu began her directing career initially as a still photographer/cinematographer. With a BFA in photography from the University of California, San Diego, she started by shooting stills for the music industry. She soon realized that she could actualize her creative vision further in moving images and began pursuing a career in the motion pictures.
- CMAA (Cambodian Mutual Assistance Association)