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October 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The City Artist Corps Showcase at Queens Theatre
October 24, 12 PM
Type of event: Film/Media Screening
New York is one of the most diverse cities in the US, and yet it has the country’s most segregated public school system. When the mayor vowed to tackle segregation, a group of parents in Queens organized themselves in fierce support or opposition to the policy. 67 years after Brown v. Board of Education, can New York public schools be integrated?
Meet the artist
JOY LE LI
Joy Le Li is a Brooklyn based documentary filmmaker. Her directorial debut short film “Deserted Diggers” was acquired by PBS. Her second short film “Glimpse of Greatness” has aired on NHK, KBS and CCTV. Since 2017, Joy has directed, filmed and edited short documentaries. Additionally, Joy had worked as a TV producers for different networks, including NBC and ABC. Born and raised in China, Joy holds a BA degree from Yokohama National University in Japan and a master’s degree from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs in New York City. Joy is fluent in English, Chinese and Japanese.