Evergreen to Host Canadian Filmmaker Ann Marie Fleming
Weds, January 21, 2009, 7:30 p.m.
The Evergreen State College, Communications Building, Recital Hall
Award winning Canadian independent filmmaker, writer and artist, Ann Marie Fleming will screen her animated documentary, The Magical Life of Long Tack Sam at The Evergreen State College this Wednesday evening, January 21, 2009 . Completed in 2003, The Magical Life of Long Tack Sam follows Fleming's exploration of the life and times of her great grandfather, a travelling Chinese vaudevillian acrobat and magician. In 2002, she created the inspirational Blue Skies, a reaction to the events of 9/11, and a riff on events in Long Tack Sam's life, as well. It won best Canadian Short Film at the Toronto International Film Festival, has played on screens from India to Iran and has appeared on TV in Canada, the US and China.